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Probability—Workhorse for Inference

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

Probability—Workhorse for Inference

Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Probability accomplishes the seemingly impossible feat of putting a useful, numerical value on the likelihood of random events. Our intuition about what to expect from randomness is often far from accurate. This lecture looks at several examples that place intuition and reality far apart.


November 11, 2016