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Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language includes a framework for hypothesis testing. This class explores parametric and nonparametric tests of location, variance or scale, as well as distributional goodness of fit. This class assumes basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and statistics concepts.

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Integrating the Wolfram Data Framework

Integrating the Wolfram Data Framework
Video Lesson | FREE

Learn how to improve and extend your external data sources with the built-in data framework in the Wolfram Language. An overview of the framework's decade-long development history is provided, from the original Wolfram Language data functions to the launch of Wolfram|Alpha and the availability of the Wolfram Data Repository. Explore the extensive set of built-in entities, create lists from imported raw data, build datasets, visualize data and learn how to integrate the computational power of the Wolfram Language into your projects.

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Introduction to Probability

Introduction to Probability
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for probability include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Probability is the branch of mathematics that deals with random phenomena. Using real-world examples, this comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics can help prepare you for coursework and research in natural science, engineering, finance, medicine, data science and other fields. The course starts with a discussion of basic probability concepts, followed by the study of random variables as well as common probability distributions and their applications. These topics are typically found in basic probability courses and serve as great preparation for statistics, data science and the professional examination Exam P from the Society of Actuaries.

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Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Statistics
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for statistics include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Statistics is the branch of mathematics concerned with collecting, describing, analyzing and interpreting data and trends in science, industry and society. This course introduces techniques for data visualization and descriptive statistics, methods for calculating confidence intervals and tools for hypothesis testing. Practical examples are used to demonstrate the application of statistical methods. The topics in this course are typically found in entry-level college statistics courses and serve as great preparation for the AP Statistics exam.

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Model Fitting and Analysis

Model Fitting and Analysis
Video Lesson | FREE

This class explores the built-in Wolfram Language framework for linear and nonlinear regression, logit, probit and generalized linear models, as well as optimization functions, linear algebra functions and a package for analysis of variance (ANOVA). The class assumes basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and statistics concepts.

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Modeling Market Prices Using Stochastic Processes

Modeling Market Prices Using Stochastic Processes
Video Lesson | FREE

This video talks about the modeling of stock prices, portfolios, index returns, bonds, option prices, exchange rates and conditional risk using stochastic processes such as the ARCH process, vector-valued time series, the ARMA model, Chen's model, the Ito process and Merton jump diffusion. In doing so, it shows that the Wolfram Language contains a complete collection of stochastic processes and statistical distributions that can be fitted to a wide array of market phenomena.

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Modeling with Statistical Distributions

Modeling with Statistical Distributions
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language has the largest collection of parametric and nonparametric distributions, supporting high-level functions for probability and statistics. This class demonstrates application of these functions for modeling and analysis in statistics. Presentation topics also include automated probability and statistics superfunctions, streamlined processes for parameter estimation and goodness-of-fit testing, working with built-in distributions or creating your own from data or other distributions, and statistical visualization functionality.

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Multiparadigm Data Science

Multiparadigm Data Science
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of the Wolfram Language

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1Level 2

Multiparadigm Data Science is a rapidly advancing new approach of using modern analytical techniques, automated machine learning and human-data interfaces to arrive at better answers. This course introduces the basic concepts of the multiparadigm approach, demonstrating both the flexible, integrated project workflow and the broad computational toolkit that supports it from start to finish. Discover best practices, exploration techniques and ways to leverage the high-level Wolfram Language to get real, quantifiable answers to the full range of data science problems.

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New in Wolfram Language 13.3 Webinar Series

New in Wolfram Language 13.3 Webinar Series
Archived Event | FREE

There's a lot that's new in Version 13.3 of Wolfram Language and Mathematica, including a built-in subsystem around LLMs. Since the launch 35 years ago of Version 1.0, the long-term objective at Wolfram has always been to build a full-scale computational language that can represent everything computationally, in a way that’s effective for both computers and humans. This three-part webinar series features Chat Notebooks, LLMFunctions, math milestones, AR-VR publishing, interactive visualizations and system models for real-world data. Our experts show you ways in which our language has become a unique bridge between humans, AIs and computation.

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New LLM Functionality in Wolfram Language

New LLM Functionality in Wolfram Language
Archived Event | FREE

Learn from Wolfram Notebook and repository experts about LLM technology built into Wolfram Language 13.3. In this archived webinar series, you'll see the new integrated LLM functions, Chat Notebooks and easily available prewritten prompts stored in the new Wolfram Prompt Repository.

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Notebook-based Workflows for Data Explorations
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Notebook-based Workflows for Data Explorations
(Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Discover the different workflows included with Wolfram's extensive documentation system. Learn about the detailed, step-by-step recipes for the computational tasks needed to build more complex technical projects. These videos start with a brief introduction to Wolfram Notebooks and then quickly move to more practical tasks like importing data, creating visualizations and doing basic analysis. You will be instructed in utilizing the user-friendly notebook environment and the elegance of the Wolfram Language to quickly create interactive interfaces to aid your data explorations and visualizations.

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Playing Around with Government Data in Wolfram Language

Playing Around with Government Data in Wolfram Language
Archived Event | FREE

In this recorded, three-part livecoding series, Christopher Wolfram shows how Wolfram Language can be used to analyze systematically curated data. Semantic interpretation combined with the ability to work with numerical as well as textual data provides a robust framework for data analysis. Dataset functionalities, along with visualization functions built into the language, help to explore various attributes of the data and to draw relevant conclusions. Example datasets are investigated; in particular, geo-computation capabilities of Wolfram Language are showcased to view the geographic distribution of a specific parameter.

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Playing Around with Language Data in Wolfram Language

Playing Around with Language Data in Wolfram Language
Archived Event | FREE

In this recorded, two-part livecoding series, Christopher Wolfram explores the linguistic data built into Wolfram Language, including multilingual dictionaries and information on word meaning, structure, usage and the relationship between words. Examples of word translation and transliteration in various languages are shown. The LanguageData symbol is used along with visualization and graphing functionality to gain linguistic insights.

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Quantile and Box-Whisker Plots

Quantile and Box-Whisker Plots
Video Lesson | FREE

This class provides an overview of some of the statistical visualization functionality built into the Wolfram Language. Topics include visual inspection of the shape of data and comparisons to distributions and datasets. Quantile plots, box-and-whisker plots, probability plots and distribution charts are covered. The class is for those who have basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and general statistical knowledge.

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Statistical Analysis with Wolfram Language

Statistical Analysis with Wolfram Language
Video Course | FREE

Analyze your data using a framework of model fitting and statistical analysis built into the Wolfram Language. Whether it is basic descriptive and exploratory statistics or advanced modeling with statistical distributions, you can follow this video course to gain an understanding of the statistical functionality available in the Wolfram Language. Topics covered include descriptive measures, transformations, basic clustering, statistical distributions, parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Advanced topics on using optimization functions, linear algebra functions, analysis of variance (ANOVA) and generalized logit and probit linear models will also be explored.

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Statistical Distributions

Statistical Distributions
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language includes extensive coverage for statistical distributions. This class explores the properties of derived distributions, probability distributions, mixture distributions and more. Other topics include random number generation and parameter estimation. This class assumes basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and statistics concepts.

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Using DatabaseLink with Wolfram Language

Using DatabaseLink with Wolfram Language
Video Course | FREE

Discover how to integrate your SQL database operations with the Wolfram Language using the built-in DatabaseLink toolkit. This three-part video series demonstrates how to query the database using either built-in Wolfram Language functions or SQL-style commands. You'll learn to create procedures and functions, work with result sets and use batch operations.

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Wavelet Analysis

Wavelet Analysis
Video Course | FREE

Understand your data better with wavelet analysis. These videos offer an in-depth introduction to wavelets, starting from basic concepts and continuing into advanced methods and uses. You'll learn the essentials of wavelet decomposition of signals—including different types of wavelet transforms, common algorithms, visualizations and interpretation of results—with a focus on general applications in signal processing and time series analysis. Examples are presented from financial analysis, edge detection, denoising of images, data compression and more.

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Wavelet Applications

Wavelet Applications
Video Lesson | FREE

This video class presents examples from a variety of applications, including financial time series, edge detection and denoising of images, thresholding, image and data compression and image fusion. Familiarity with Fourier transforms and data smoothing methods is recommended for this class.

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Wavelet Concepts

Wavelet Concepts
Video Lesson | FREE

Wavelets decompose a signal into approximations and details at different scales, making them useful for applications such as data compression, detecting features and removing noise from signals. This class explains some of the theory behind continuous, discrete and stationary wavelet transforms and demonstrates how the Wolfram Language and its built-in functions can be used to construct, compute, visualize and analyze wavelet transforms and related functions. Familiarity with Fourier transforms and data smoothing methods is recommended for this class.

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What's Cooking: A Data Science Pipeline for Recipe Classification

What's Cooking: A Data Science Pipeline for Recipe Classification
Video Lesson | FREE

Learn the fundamental steps you need to complete a data science project. This video shows you how to use Wolfram Notebooks to build a modular project pipeline. With the use of a basic example, you will learn to import your data, clean it, analyze it and communicate your results using visualizations, reports and a cloud-deployed web app.

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Wolfram Data Drop Quick Start

Wolfram Data Drop Quick Start
Video Lesson | FREE

Learn how to get started with the Wolfram Data Drop, a universal data accumulator for devices, sensors, programs, humans and more. With Data Drop you can collect and organize data from anywhere, store it in the cloud and compute with it seamlessly. This video class provides instruction on how you can collaborate computationally with people as well as various connected devices, sensors and services.

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Wolfram Technology in Action: Data Science Webinar Series

Wolfram Technology in Action: Data Science Webinar Series
Archived Event | FREE

This three-part webinar series showcases a range of data science applications in the Wolfram Language, featuring talks from the 2019 Wolfram Technology Conference. Presentations highlight built-in Wolfram Language functionality for data analysis, modeling, visualization, automated reporting and machine learning. Topic areas include Twitter analytics, tidal flooding, computational taxonomy, video game AI planning and more.

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Course Type

  • Interactive Courses
  • Video Lessons
  • Video Courses
  • Instructor-led Courses
  • Archived and Special Events

Interactive Courses

Also known as MOOCs (massive open online courses), these courses are hosted on the Wolfram Cloud and allow you to interactively explore concepts using Wolfram Language functionality.

  • Self-paced with progress tracking

  • Include video lessons, exercises and problems, quizzes, exams and a scratch notebook

  • Sharable completion certificates available for all courses

  • Wolfram Level 1 proficiency certifications available for select courses

Video Lessons

Short recorded lessons that provide limited instruction on a computational topic or for using Wolfram tech.

  • Quick-start videos

  • Lessons from content experts

  • A wide variety of beginner-level lessons

  • Free to watch

Video Courses

Video series that build on preceding lessons to provide comprehensive instruction.

  • Each video course features a playlist of sequential lessons

  • Recorded by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Comprehensive coverage of a particular topic

  • Free to watch

Instructor-led Courses

Scheduled as online and in-person classes, these courses provide comprehensive instruction guided by a live instructor.

  • Registration required to reserve your seat

  • Taught by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Opportunity to pose live questions to experts in the room

  • Course completion certificates available

Archived and Special Events

Presentations by Wolfram developers, content experts and instructors.

  • Webinars on special topics and new release functionality

  • Livecoding sessions

  • Wolfram Daily Study Groups

  • Free to watch