PROBABILITY with

PHYSICAL APPLICATIONS


UBC MATH 318

01-04/2016





LECTURES

Buchanan A201: Mon,Wed,Fri 2-2:50pm


OFFICE HOURS

LSK 300B: Mon 3-3:50pm, Wed 1-1:50pm,

Fri 10-10:50am, or by appointment


INSTRUCTOR

Brett Kolesnik, bkolesnik@math.ubc.ca



ANNOUNCEMENTS

· Final Exam: Tues, Apr 12 at 8:30-11am in LSK 201. Email ASAP if you have a conflict.


RESOURCES

· Course description

· Textbook: S.M. Ross, Introduction to Probability Models, 11th edition

· GNU Octave: UBC Wiki (help with installation, graphing issues, etc), An introduction to Octave

· Random, an online resource

· Past final exams

· UBC Math Learning Centre (MLC), located in LSK 301&302. Thomas, a graduate student in Probability, is in the MLC on Wednesdays 10-11am & 12-1pm.

· Midterm Survey

· Doyle & Snell, Random walks and electric networks

· Tables

· MC handout

· SAW links: MCMC animations, polymers,

· SAW references (available from the UBC library): G. Slade, Self-Avoiding Walks, Mathematical Intelligencer, 1994 & N. Madras and G. Slade, The Self-Avoiding Walk, 1993.


HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

Links posted when assigned

#1: due Jan 15, solutions

#2: due Jan 22, solutions

#3: due Jan 29, solutions

#4: due Feb 5, solutions

#5: due Feb 26, solutions

#6: due Mar 4, solutions

#7: due Mar 11, solutions

gasquantities.mat gasquantities2.mat

#8: due Mar 18, solutions

#9: due Apr 4, solutions


MIDTERM TESTS

During class (2-2:50pm, Buchanan A201)

These tables will be provided

#1: Wed, Feb 10, solutions

#2: Wed, Mar 23, solutions


FINAL EXAM

Tues, Apr 12, 8:30-11am, LSK 201