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Spring 2023 Schedule and Textbook Information for STAT 311


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STAT 311 - Textbook(s) for Spring 2023

27841Introduction to ProbabilityMark Ward, Ellen Gundlach97807167710981stY

STAT 311 - Schedule information for Spring 2023

27841001Leonore FindsenMWF08:30-09:20amWALC 2127

STAT 311 - Course Outline

Approximate Hours Section Topic
1 A. Introduction
4 B. Sample spaces and probability axioms (including Set Theory)
4 C. Equally likely outcomes, combinatorics, binomial probabilities
4 D. Conditional probability, Bayes theorem and independence
4 E. Random variables: mass functions, cumulative distribution functions
10 F. Random variables: Specific distribution functions including but not limited to: Binomial, Geometric, Poisson, Uniform and Normal
1 G. Functions of Random Variables
5 H. Random variables in two dimensions
3 I. Expected values. Mean and variance
2 J. Expected values: Covariance
3 K. Expected values: Conditional expectation
1 L. Chebychev inequality, Law of Large Numbers
1 M. Central Limit Theorem (Normal Distribution)

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