## Math 318, Jan-Apr 2020, Geoffrey Schiebinger

The
Course Outline contains information about text, topics, grading.

## Office hours

Office hours in Math 118: Mon 3:00-3:50, Tues 11:00 - 11:50, and Fri 1:00 - 1:50 or by appointment (email me).

There are TAs available in the Mathematics Learning Centre
whenever the MLC is open. The schedule showing when TAs knowledgeable about probability are available is posted on the MLC website.

Regular office hours will cease on the last day of class and extra office hours will be announced in advance of the final exam.

## Assignments

On tests and the final exam you will be provided with these
tables.

Exams from past years are available
here.
## Fun reading

Interesting
animations demonstrating
the central limit theorem.

An
article on Markov and the origins of the theory of
Markov chains, by Brian Hayes.

A good reference for random walks is the book:
Random Walks and Electric Networks by Doyle and Snell.

Recommended, fun, and accessible general reading about probability:
Struck by Lightning
by J.S. Rosenthal, and
The Improbability Principle
by D.J. Hand.

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