STAT
100A: Introduction to Probability

Syllabus (Spring 2012)

Syllabus (Spring 2012)

Instructor: Hongquan Xu (hqxu@stat.ucla.edu)

Office: 8955 Math Sciences Bldg, Phone: (310)206-0035

Course Homepage: https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/12S-STATS100A-1

Prerequiste: Mathematics 32B, 33A.

Time/Place:

Office: 8955 Math Sciences Bldg, Phone: (310)206-0035

Course Homepage: https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/12S-STATS100A-1

Prerequiste: Mathematics 32B, 33A.

Time/Place:

TA: Jessica Jaynes <jljaynes@ucla.edu> office hours (at MS 8105G):

Textbook (required):*A first Course in Probability*, (8th ed), by Sheldon Ross.

Grading Policy

Textbook (required):

Grading Policy

- Weekly Homework (10%): No Late Homework.
- Midterm Exam 1 (20%): Friday, April 27 (week 4), 2-2:50pm.
- Midterm Exam 2 (20%): Friday, May 18 (week 7), 2-2:50pm.
- Final Exam (50%): Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 11:30am-2:30pm.

The
exams emphasize concepts discussed in class and covered in the
homework. All exams are closed-book without notes.

Course Outline: The course will cover the first eight chapters of the textbook:

- Combinatorial Analysis
- Axioms of Probability
- Conditional Probability and Independence
- Random Variables
- Continuous Random Variables
- Jointly Distributed Random Variables
- Properties of Expectation
- Limit Theorems

You
will attend lectures through all ten weeks of the quarter and take all
exams on the days they are given. You
will turn in homework assignments when they are due.
You will come to class on time and remain until I have
completed the day's lecture.