MATH 302 - Introduction to Probability (2014)

Lectures: Mon Wed Fri 14:00 - 14:50
Math Annex 1100
Instructor: Omer Angel
angel ∞ math.ubc.ca
Office hours: Mon 15:00-16:00, Fri 11:00-12:00
Math Annex 1210
Discussion board: On Piazza
Course Outline: You can find a course syllabus here.
  1. Sample spaces, events, axioms of probability (Ch. 2)
  2. Some elementary combinatorics. Combinations and permutations (Ch. 1)
  3. Conditional probabilities, independence and Bayes Formula (Ch. 3)
  4. Discrete random variables (Ch. 4)
  5. Continuous random variables (Ch. 5)
  6. Joint distributions, marginal distributions and conditional distributions (Ch. 6)
  7. Expectation: sums, covariance, moment generating functions (Ch. 7)
  8. Limit Theorems: weak law of large numbers, central limit theorem (Ch. 8)
Evaluation: 15% homework (single lowest mark is dropped)
35% midterm in class, on Wed October 15;
50% final exam in december, date, time and place TBA.
Policy on missed course work is in the syllabus.
Assignments: