STA347H1: Probability

Hours: 
36L

An overview of probability from a non-measure theoretic point of view. Random variables/vectors; independence, conditional expectation/probability and consequences. Various types of convergence leading to proofs of the major theorems in basic probability. An introduction to simple stochastic processes such as Poisson and branching processes.

Prerequisite: 

STA247H1/​STA255H1/​STA257H1/​ECO227Y1,MAT223H1/​MAT240H1; MAT235Y1/​MAT237Y1/​MAT257Y1 (Note: STA257H1 and MAT237Y1/​MAT257Y1; (MAT223H1, MAT224H1)/MAT240H1 are very strongly recommended)

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)