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(70%)/ STA237H1(70%)/ STA257H1/​ ECO227Y1/​STAB52H3/STA256H5; MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1/​MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H5; MAT235Y1/​ MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1/​(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/(MAT232H5, MAT236H5)/(MAT233H5, MAT236H5) (Note: STA257H1, MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1, MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1 are very strongly recommended)

Exclusion: 

MAT377H1/​STAC62H3

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