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Learn probability concepts that can be applied in your career

Professional Certificate in
Probability/Random Variables

What you will learn

  • Review Bootcamp lessons based on set theory and calculus.
  • Understand underlying probability axioms.
  • Apply elementary probability counting rules, including permutations and combinations.
  • Become familiar with the concepts of independence and conditional probability.
  • Learn how to update probabilities via Bayes Rule.
  • Get introduced to discrete and continuous random variables.
  • Learn about the properties of random variables, including the expected value, variance, and moment generating function.
  • Study functions of random variables, and how they can be used in computer simulation applications.
  • Recognize joint(two-dimensional) random variables and how to extract marginal(one-dimensional) and conditional information from them.
  • Study the concepts of independence and correlation.
  • Work with the R statistical package.
Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
2 months
6 - 11 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. GTx's Probability/Random Variables Professional Certificate

Meet your instructor
from The Georgia Institute of Technology (GTx)

David Goldsman
Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The Georgia Institute of Technology

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