Inferential Statistics

Inferential Statistics


Statistical Science



5 weeks



“Inferential Statistics” is course 2 of 5 in the Statistics with R Coursera Specialization.

This course covers commonly used statistical inference methods for numerical and categorical data. You will learn how to set up and perform hypothesis tests, interpret p-values, and report the results of your analysis in a way that is interpretable for clients or the public. Using numerous data examples, you will learn to report estimates of quantities in a way that expresses the uncertainty of the quantity of interest.

You will be guided through installing and using R and RStudio (free statistical software), and will use this software for lab exercises and a final project. The course introduces practical tools for performing data analysis and explores the fundamental concepts necessary to interpret and report results for both categorical and numerical data.


Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science

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