"Probability Distributions" will cover statistical probability distributions, such as the Bernoulli distribution, uniform distribution, hyper geometric distribution, Poisson distribution, Normal distribution, exponential distribution, Gamma distribution, Weibull distribution, Student's t distribution, chi-square distribution, F-distribution. Participants will learn how to identify which distribution(s) reasonably fit given data, and to evaluate the fit.
Madhav Kulkarni is Head of the Mathematics and Statistics Dept, B.Y.K. College of Commerce, Nashik, India. He is co-author of "Common Statistical Tests", "Introduction to Statistical Ecology," and "Introduction to Discrete Probability and Probability Distributions" as well as a number of research papers in various peer-reviewed journals. He is also a statistical consultant for industry and to biologists.
The course will require about 15 hours per week and there are no set hours when you must be online. Participants can ask questions and exchange comments with Prof. Kulkarni, via a private discussion board throughout the period.