There’s no doubt about it, probability and statistics is an enormous field, encompassing topics from the familiar (like the average) to the complex (regression analysis, correlation coefficients and hypothesis testing to name but a few). If you want to be a great data scientist, you have to know some basic statistics. The following picture shows which statistics topics you must know if you’re going to excel in data science.
- Central Tendency
- Measures of Spread
- Probability Distributions
- Bayesian Probability and Statistics
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