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

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

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

· 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.

· Doyle & Snell, Random walks and electric networks

· Tables

· 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

gasquantities.mat gasquantities2.mat

MIDTERM TESTS

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

FINAL EXAM

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