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Statistics for Data Science

Enrollment is Closed

About This Course

This course consists an Introduction to R programming language for solving Data Science problems. The aim of the course is to become familiar with R programming language and its libraries and packages for inferential statistical analysis, visualization and for implementing machine learning algorithms. At the end of the course, you will be asked to complete quizzes to apply your newly acquired skills and knowledge.


Familiarity with Data Science main concepts.

Familiarity with basic probabilities and statistics concepts.

Experience with a high level language (e.g. C/C++) is suggested. Prior knowledge of a scripting language (e.g. Perl) and Object-Oriented concepts is helpful but not mandatory.

Basic background of descriptive and inferential statistics is considered very helpful but not mandatory.


Self-assessment quizzes

Course Creator

University of Patras

Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics