MMAT5340  Probability and Stochastic Analysis  2018/19
Announcement
 Course Outline [Download file]
 Homework 1 is assigned. The due date is 22 Oct, 2018.
 Midterm: 22 Oct 2018. The content is what we leaned till 22 Oct.
 For Homework 1 problem 9.19, please change 100 to 50.
 You can now take back your midterm.
 Homework 2 is assigned. The due date is 1 Dec, 2018.
 The Final Examination: December 3, 2018 (Monday), 18:30 (sharp)20:00, at Wu Ho Man Yuen Bldg 507.
 The suggested solution of Homework 2 has been uploaded.
General Information
Lecturer

Prof. Zeng Tieyong
 Office: LSB225
 Tel: 39437966
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

Lo Chiu Hong
 Office: LSB 232B
 Tel: 39437978
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mo 6:30PM  9:15PM, Wu Ho Man Yuen Bldg 507
Course Description
This course is designed for the M.Sc. Programme in Mathematics. This course focusses on the rigorous foundation in probability and Markov chains theory with applications in different areas. No prior knowledge of measure theory is assumed.
Textbooks
 Peter Olofsson, Mikael Andersson, Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes, Wiley, 2012, 2nd Edition.
 Saeed Ghahramani, Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes, CRC Press, 2015, 3rd Edition.
References
 Roy D. Yates, David J. Goodman, Probability and Stochastic Processes: A Friendly Introduction for Electrical and Computer Engineers, Wiley, 2004, 2nd Edition.
Lecture Notes
Assignments
 Homework 1: Problem 1.181.20, 2.45, 3.233.25, 4.214.23, 5.18, 5.455.46, 6.8, 8.11, 8.21, 9.19, 10.13 in lecture notes (UCSB); due date: 22 Oct, 2018
 Homework 2: Problem 11.2911.32, 11.36, 11.40, 12.1212.14, 12.27, 13.20, 13.30, 14.1214.13, 14.18, 15.2415.27 in lecture notes (UCSB); due date: 1 Dec, 2018
Solutions
Useful Links
 Markov Chain Proofs.
 Google Page Rank
 ContinuousTime Markov Chains
 Introduction to Probability Models 11th Edition
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