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MA 41600, Fall 2023

Credit Hours: 3.00. (STAT 41600) An introduction to mathematical probability suitable as a preparation for actuarial science, statistical theory, and mathematical modeling. General probability rules, conditional probability and Bayes theorem, discrete and continuous random variables, moments and moment generating functions, joint and conditional distributions, standard discrete and continuous distributions and their properties, law of large numbers and central limit theorem.

Instructor Info

Section Room Time Instructor Office
001 WALC 2051 2:30PM MWF Nianqiao Ju
131 SCHM 114 9:00AM TR Mireille Boutin MSEE 342
152 WALC 2051 1:30PM MWF Nianqiao Ju
155 SCHM 114 3:00PM TR Christian James Noack
156 SCHM 114 10:30AM TR Christopher Janjigian MATH 446
157 SCHM 114 12:00PM TR Christopher Janjigian MATH 446
158 UNIV 017 1:30PM TR Thomas M Sellke

Course Materials

Section Type Title Author
001, 131, 152, 155 TEXT A First Course in Probability Sheldon Ross
156, 157 TEXT Introduction to Probability David F. Anderson,Timo Seppalainen,Benedek Valko
158 TEXT Probability and Statistics: The Science of Uncertainty Jim Pitman
158 TEXT Probability Jim Pitman

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