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Bewertung und Feedback des Lernenden für Combinatorics and Probability von University of California San Diego

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Counting is one of the basic mathematically related tasks we encounter on a day to day basis. The main question here is the following. If we need to count something, can we do anything better than just counting all objects one by one? Do we need to create a list of all phone numbers to ensure that there are enough phone numbers for everyone? Is there a way to tell that our algorithm will run in a reasonable time before implementing and actually running it? All these questions are addressed by a mathematical field called Combinatorics. In this online course we discuss most standard combinatorial settings that can help to answer questions of this type. We will especially concentrate on developing the ability to distinguish these settings in real life and algorithmic problems. This will help the learner to actually implement new knowledge. Apart from that we will discuss recursive technique for counting that is important for algorithmic implementations. One of the main ‘consumers’ of Combinatorics is Probability Theory. This area is connected with numerous sides of life, on one hand being an important concept in everyday life and on the other hand being an indispensable tool in such modern and important fields as Statistics and Machine Learning. In this course we will concentrate on providing the working knowledge of basics of probability and a good intuition in this area. The practice shows that such an intuition is not easy to develop. In the end of the course we will create a program that successfully plays a tricky and very counterintuitive dice game. As prerequisites we assume only basic math (e.g., we expect you to know what is a square or how to add fractions), basic programming in python (functions, loops, recursion), common sense and curiosity. Our intended audience are all people that work or plan to work in IT, starting from motivated high school students....


26. Feb. 2021

Special thanks to Prof. Vladimir Podolskii and Prof. Alexander S. Kulikov for their amazing explanations and diligent visuals of the concepts as well as problem sets. You Rock!

8. Sep. 2020

It's a perfect introduction to combinatorics and probability, short, fun, and easy to understand. I would like to see more puzzles, those are extremely fun and interesting

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von Preetam K S

23. Juli 2020

Mind blown! What a course!

von Parthasaradhi T

16. Juli 2019

Best Course for beginners

von Pronay K P

11. Jan. 2021

Awesome! Great course!

von Akash K y

14. Juni 2019

it is a nice course

von Zhe Y

23. Juli 2018

pure math course...


23. Juli 2020


von Serhat G

22. Dez. 2018

Excellent, thanks.

von Ivan Y C M

15. Juli 2020

very good course

von André U

17. Aug. 2020

great course!!!

von danish m

25. Sep. 2019

taught me a lot

von Karn T

10. Juli 2020

Nice course...

von Ana G

8. Feb. 2021

Great course!

von Arka M

8. Juli 2018

Great Course.

von haozhen

22. Feb. 2020

Good Course!

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von Ahmed A

11. Aug. 2020

Thank you

von Thành N K

11. Sep. 2019

so useful

von Stefan D

18. Nov. 2017

Loved it

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5. Mai 2020


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30. Juli 2020


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