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140.672.01 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY II

Cancelled

Department: Biostatistics
Term: 2nd term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces probability theory, including basic concepts in measure theory and probability; random variables and their distributions; moments of random variables and probability inequalities; moment-generating and characteristic functions; convergence concepts and limit theorems; transformation and order statistics.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) state, prove, and apply the basic results of probability theory; 2) develop probability models for experiments; 3) apply asymptotic results to important statistical problems.


Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on homework and one exam per term.
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

140.671

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Grade for 140.671 and 672 given at completion of 140.672