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Probability and Statistics for Data Science​ Training Course Outline

The following modules will be covered during this Probability and Statistics for Data Science Course:

Basic Probability Theory

  • Probability Spaces
  • Conditional Probability
  • Independence

Random Variables

  • Definition
  • Discrete Random Variables 
  • Continuous Random Variables
  • Conditioning on an Event
  • Functions of Random Variables
  • Generating Random Variables
  • Proofs

Multivariate Random Variables

  • Discrete Random Variables
  • Continuous Random Variables
  • Joint distributions of Discrete and Continuous Variables
  • Independence
  • Functions of Several Random Variables
  • Creating Multivariate Random Variables
  • Rejection Sampling

Expectation

  • Expectation Operator
  • Mean and Variance
  • Covariance
  • Conditional Expectation
  • Proofs

Random Processes

  • Definition
  • Mean and Autocovariance Functions
  • Independent Identically-Distributed Sequences Gaussian Process
  • Poisson Process
  • Random Walk

The convergence of Random Processes

  • Types of Convergence Law of Large Numbers
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • Monte Carlo Simulation

Markov Chains

  • Time-Homogeneous Discrete-Time Markov Chains
  • Recurrence
  • Periodicity
  • Convergence
  • Markov-Chain Monte Carlo

Descriptive Statistics

  • Histogram
  • Sample Mean and Variance
  • Order Statistics
  • Sample Covariance
  • Sample Covariance Matrix

Frequentist Statistics

  • Independent Identically-Distributed Sampling
  • Mean Square Error
  • Consistency
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Nonparametric Model Estimation
  • Parametric Model Estimation
  • Proofs

Bayesian Statistics

  • Bayesian Parametric Models
  • Conjugate Prior
  • Bayesian Estimators

Hypothesis Testing

  • The Hypothesis-Testing Framework
  • Parametric Testing
  • Nonparametric Testing: The Permutation Test
  • Multiple Testing

Linear Regression

  • Linear Models
  • Least-Squares Estimation
  • Overfitting

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Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course.

Audience

Anyone interested in learning how to apply probability and statistics to data science can attend this course.

Probability and Statistics for Data Science​ Training Course Overview

Probability is the most fundamental skill required to be successful in the business world. This Probability and Statistics for Data Science training course is designed to acquaint delegates with the most fundamental concepts in the field of probability. The course will equip delegates with the knowledge about probability and statistics to tackle the problems related to business and data science.

The Knowledge Academy’s Probability and Statistics for Data Science training is crafted to equip delegates with a comprehensive understanding of complicated probabilistic concepts. This course will take your career to the next level, which is of probability, Bayesian probability, conditional probability, and probability distributions.

During this 2-day course, delegates will learn about discrete and continuous random variables. The course will teach delegates how to generate multivariate random variables. In addition, delegates will gain knowledge gaussian and poisson process. Post completion of this training, delegates will become familiarised with parametric and nonparametric testing.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Frequently asked questions

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course.
Anyone interested in learning how to apply probability and statistics to data science can attend this course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Probability and Statistics for Data Science Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Probability and Statistics for Data Science Training.

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