Introduction to Probability Theory

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Probability Theory

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Outline
    Introduce the theory of probability.

    Course Objective
    Learn the mathematical theory of probability.

    Textbook, Material
    A First Course in Probability by Sheldon Ross, Pearson International Edition

    Course Schedule
    combinatorial analysis
    axioms of probability
    axioms of probability
    coditional probability
    independence
    discrete random variables
    continuous random variables
    midterm exam
    joint distribution
    joint distribution
    expectation
    expectation
    expectation
    LLN and CLT
    additional topics
    final exam

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