This is a study note for the MIT Online Course 18.05
Reading 1A: Introduction
Difference between Probability and Statistics
- Probability is logically self-contained
- In statistics, we use probabilities to draw conclusions from data.
Two conflicting schools of statistics
- Measures the various outcomes of an experiment.
- Measures a state of knowledge or a degree of belief.
Reading 1B: Counting and Sets
Skipped, due to preivious knowledge.