Math 464 -- Theory of Probability

Fall 2012

Instructor: Kevin Lin

Time: TR 2-3:15 pm
Place: PSYCH 306

Office: Math 619
Phone: 626-6628

Office hours:
Tue 3:30-4:30pm
Wed 3-4pm (in Math 220)
Thu 11:30am - 12:30pm
(check calendar for deviations)
or by appointment

Course web page (this page):

General course info

This course will cover the following topics: Probability spaces, random variables, weak law of large numbers, central limit theorem, various discrete and continuous probability distributions. More details can be found on the syllabus.

Textbooks: Our main text will be Introduction to Probability by Grinstead and Snell. The book can be freely and legally downloaded. If you prefer a physical copy, you can purchase it from the American Mathematical Society directly.

You are also required to have a copy of Schaum's Outline: Introduction to Probability and Statistics by Lipschutz and Schiller. This can be purchased at the bookstore, and will be used for homework assignments.

Here is the official course policy. Please read carefully!

Homework and reading assignments: these will be posted to the syllabus (last updated 12:17pm Tue 12/04).

Quizzes: these will be posted on the calendar below.




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