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Fall 2020 Schedule and Textbook Information for STAT 516

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STAT 516 - Texbook(s) for Fall 2020

CRN Title Author ISBN Version Req/Opt
14669Fundamentals of Probability: A First CourseAnirban DasGupta97814419577951stY
26449Fundamentals of Probability: A First CourseAnirban DasGupta97814419577951stY


STAT 516 - Schedule information for Fall 2020

CRN Section Instructor Day Time Room
14669001Anirban DasguptaMWF1:30-2:20pmOFFCMP ONLINE

STAT 516 - Course Outline

  1. Equally likely outcomes, probability rules, conditional probability and independence.

  2. Repeated trials and sampling; binomial distribution; normal and Poisson approximations.

  3. Random variables, expectation; law of large numbers, central limit theorem.

  4. Continuous distributions.

  5. Continuous joint distributions.

  6. Dependence; conditional distributions and expectations; covariance and correlation; bivariate normal.

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