STAT 134: Concepts of Probability

Spring 2014

Instructor: Antar Bandyopadhyay (Email: antar (at) isid (dot) ac (dot) in Office: Room # 387 Evans Hall).

Class Time: Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM at 105 Stanley Hall.

Instructor's Office Hours: Wednesday 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM at the Student Learning Center.

Section Times and GSIs: Note: Sections starts from January 30, 2014

GSI Office Hours: All GSI office hours will be held in Room # 444 or 446 of Evans Hall.

Course Duration: January 21 - May 01, 2014 (15 Weeks inludincg Spring Break).
Note: Academic Holidays: Spring Break, March 24 -28, 2014 (Monday-Friday).

Midterm Examination: March 13, 2014 (Thursday) Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM in class.

Final Examination: May 12, 2014 (Monday) 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Examination Group 2) at 1 PIMENTEL.

Review before final: May 09, 2014 (Friday) Time: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM in 330 Eavns Hall. Review will be done by the GSIs in three slots (10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, 12:00 Noon - 03:00 PM and 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM).

Course Outline:

Lecture Schedule: Note that this schedule may change as the semester progress..

Prerequisite : Calculus is a very serious prerequisite. A Calculus course equivalent of MATH 53 will be required. We will need various summations formulae, inequalities, summation of infinite series, limits, differentiation, integration, integration of function of two variables.

Text : Probability by Jim Pitman.

Other References : Here are two more books which are good to look at for reading and problem solving. You may not want to buy them, best would be to borrow these from the library.

Grading Policy:

20% Assignments + Maximum{(30% Midterm + 50% Final), (80% Final)}

Note: No letter grades will be given for the homeworks, midterm, or final examinations. Your letter grade for the course will be based on your overall score, computed according to the above scheme. Final letter grades will be assigned relative to the class computed based on a curve.

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Last modified May 01, 2014.