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This course presents the process of data analysis in a format that can be applied in many different situations. Through extensive experience both managing data analysts and conducting my own data analyses, I have seen what produces coherent results and what fails to produce useful insights into data. This course is a distillation of my experience in a format that is useful to practitioners and managers in data science.
478 students completed this course
75% recommend it to other students
Teacher: Roger D. Peng
“Great explanation of epicycles in particular. Good book recommendations. Thank you!”
Lesson 1. In the Beginning There Was the Question
Lesson 2. The Data Analysis Epicycle
Lesson 3. Exploratory Analysis: Testing the Waters
Lesson 4. Doing Exploratory Data Analysis
Lesson 5. Spot the Inference
Lesson 6. Genie in a Model
Lesson 7. Battle of the Inference: Inference or Prediction?
Lesson 8. What Do You Mean? Interpreting Your Results
Lesson 9. Communication is Everything
Lesson 10. What’s Next?
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