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140.721.71
Probability Theory I

Cancelled

Location:
Internet
Term:
1st term
Department:
Biostatistics
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Asynchronous Online with Some Synchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Contact:
Cristian Tomasetti
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Calculus, real analysis

Description:

Presents key concepts needed to understand measure-theoretic probability, including the following: set theory, limits of sequences, metric spaces, continuity of functions between metric spaces, convergence of sequences of functions, sigma algebras, probability measure. Emphasizes rigorous proof technique.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Write rigorous proofs.
  2. Rigorously define the probability measure corresponding to a given experiment
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 100% Homework

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

ctomase2@jhmi.edu

Special Comments:

In recognition that some students may not be able to travel to Baltimore in time for the beginning of 1st term, we are offering this virtual section. Any students wishing to register for this section will first need to contact the instructor for permission. The course will include 30 minutes per week of lab (time TBA).