UCLA STAT 100A A  (sec. 3) Fall 2002

Probability Theory

UCLA Department of Statistics 

STAT 100 A - Probability Theory

Ivo D. Dinov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Statistics,
Research Scientist, Department of Neurology,
UCLA School of Medicine
Teaching Assistan:
  • Romeo Maciuca (section 3a) E-mail: rmaciuca@stat.ucla.edu

  • Lectures: (Boelter 2444), MWF, 9:00-9:50 AM

    Discussions Section Information
    Section IDSectionClassroomTimeTA Name
    2633032213a(Disc.) Boelter  5420 T 10:00-10:50 AM Romeo Maciuca

    Instructor Office: Main: MS 8142E(alternative: CHS, UCLA School of Medicine, Reed 4-238, by appt. only)
    TA Offices:MS ???
    Virtual Office Hours (STAT 100A.3 Forum)
    STAT Computer Lab: http://www.stat.ucla.edu/undergraduate/icl/

    Grading policy and basis for Final Grade:
    HW Assignment Policy:

    Textbook:  A First Course in Probability, Sheldon Ross, Prentice Hall (2002), 6th ed.
      Tentative schedule of topics to be cover
    1. Week 1: Sections 1.1-1.5 on combinatorial analysis
    2. Week 2 Sections 2.1-2.4 on sample spaces and discrete probability
    3. Week 3 Sections 3.1-3.4 on conditional probability 
    4. Week 4-5 Start Chapter 4 on discrete random variables
    5. Week 6 Midterm Exam covering chapters 1-4 
    6. Weeks 7-8 Sections 5.1-5.5 and 5.7 on continuous random variables 
    7. Weeks 9 and 10 Sections 6.1-6.5 on jointly distributed random variables 
    8. Week 10 Review 
    9. If time permits: 

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    Ivo D. Dinov, Ph.D., Departments of Statistics and Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine