MATH3280  Introductory Probability  2017/18
Announcement
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 Please hand in the complete assignment to the collection box (2nd floor, Lady Shaw Building, close to R221)
 The midterm exam will be held on Oct 23rd, 2017, 10:30am12:10noon, at YIA, LT5
General Information
Lecturer

Prof. Dejun FENG
 Office: LSB, Room 211
 Tel: 39437965
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Teaching Assistant

Mr. Yufeng Wu
 Office: LSB, Room 222A
 Tel: 39433575
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Mr. Yiping YANG
 Office: LSB 232
 Tel: 3943 5294
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Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mo 10:3012:15, MMWB 703; Th 10:3011:15, LSB LT4
 Tutorial: Th 11:3012:15, LSB LT4
Course Description
Axioms of probability, conditional probability, independence, discrete random variables, continuous random variables, mean, variance and covariance, moment generating function, Poisson distributions, normal distributions, central limit theorem, law of large numbers. Students taking this course are expected to have knowledge in advanced calculus.
Textbooks
 Sheldon Ross, A first course in probability. 8th edition. Pearson Education International
References
 S. Ghahramani, Fundamentals of probability with stochastic processes. Pearson Education International.
 A.N. Kolmogrov, Foundations of the theory of probability. Chelsea publishing Co., New York. 1956.
 K. L. Chung, A course in probability theory. Elsevier Inc., 1968.
Tutorial Notes
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Assignments
Solutions
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Assessment Scheme
Final exam  50%  
Midterm exam  40%  
Assignments  10% 
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Assessment Policy Last updated: November 30, 2017 12:27:25