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Avis et commentaires pour d'étudiants pour Combinatorics and Probability par Université de Californie à 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 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. Do you have technical problems? Write to us:

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Dec 26, 2019

Great course, lots of good info, not too long. Some of the coding assignments and quizzes are challenging, but the staff respond very quickly to questions in the forums.


Aug 03, 2019

Had loads of fun during most part of the course. Frequent quizzes keep the learner on toes. Thoroughly enjoyed the final programming quiz to implement a dice game.

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par Vamsee M K

Dec 02, 2017

A very nice introduction to probability and combinatorics.

par Javier O

Dec 15, 2017

Excellent and complete course. I completely recommend it

par Nick S

Jun 12, 2020

Python knowledge is a must for the final projects!

par Ziqi Y

Dec 31, 2018

Great! Challenging final project but worth trying!

par Miguel A D A

Nov 26, 2018

Super interesting the topic about combinatorics

par Shubham K P

Apr 19, 2019

Especially the probability part was very good.

par Orkun Ö

Oct 15, 2019

Great course! Many thanks to the instructors!

par Steven W

Dec 01, 2017

This course will fill your head with numbers.

par Snehalkumar D P

Jul 13, 2020

Wonderful course everything is just perfect.

par Zhen X

Jul 08, 2020

very solid course, very helpful course

par Kartish J

Sep 05, 2019

I Love It while learning this course:)

par Preetam K S

Jul 23, 2020

Mind blown! What a course!

par Parthasaradhi T

Jul 16, 2019

Best Course for beginners

par Akash y

Jun 14, 2019

it is a nice course

par Zhe Y

Jul 23, 2018

pure math course...


Jul 24, 2020


par Serhat G

Dec 22, 2018

Excellent, thanks.

par Ivan Y C M

Jul 16, 2020

very good course


Sep 25, 2019

taught me a lot

par Karn T

Jul 10, 2020

Nice course...

par Arka M

Jul 08, 2018

Great Course.

par haozhen

Feb 22, 2020

Good Course!

par Deleted A

Sep 06, 2019


par Nguyen K T

Sep 11, 2019

so useful

par Stefan D

Nov 18, 2017

Loved it