Advanced Introduction to Probability

STA231

Advanced introduction to basic, non-measure theoretic probability covering topics in more depth and with more rigor than MATH 230. Topics include random variables with discrete and continuous distributions. Independence, joint distributions, conditional distributions, generating functions, Bayes' formula, and Markov chains. Rigorous arguments are presented for the law of large numbers, central limit theorem, and Poisson limit theorems. Prerequisite: Mathematics 202, 212 or 222. Not open to those who have taken Mathematics 230 or STA 230.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

MATH340

Curriculum Codes: 

QS