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, MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1, MAT235Y1/​ MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1 (Note: STA257H1, MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1, MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1 are very strongly recommended)

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