MATH3280  Introductory Probability  2019/20
Announcement
 A short history of probability [Download file]
 Please hand in the complete assignment to the collection box (2nd floor, Lady Shaw Building, close to R221)
 The lectures on Sep 16 and Sep 23 will be changed into tutorials. The tutorial on Sep 30 will be changed into lecture class.
 The midterm examination of Math3280 will be held on Oct 24, 10:30am12:10pm at LT4, LSB. It will cover the materials in Chapters 15 of the textbook.
 The assessment scheme of Math3280 has been updated as follows: Midterm Exam 80% and Assignments 20% (only A1, A2, A3, A4 will be counted). A special exam, which will be held in the first week of Spring 2020, for those failed students. But the participants can get a D at best.
 A brief lecture note for the remaining teaching material has been uploaded.
General Information
Lecturer

Prof. DeJun Feng
 Office: LSB, Room 211
 Tel: 39437965
 Email:
Teaching Assistant

Mr. Ching Yin Chan (Grader)
 Office: LSB 232
 Tel: 3943 5294
 Email:
 Office Hours: Mon/Wed/Thu (flexible hours through appointment)

Mr. Tak Ming Cheuk
 Office: LSB 228
 Tel: 3943 7955
 Email:
 Office Hours: Tue 14:0017:00
Time and Venue
 Lecture: M 10:30am11:15am, LSB LT4, Th 10:30am12:15PM, LSB LT4
 Tutorial: M 11:15am12:15pm, 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
 K. L. Chung, Elementary Probability Theory with Stochastic Processes. Springer International Student Edition, 1978
 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.
Lecture Notes
Tutorial Notes
 Tutorial 1
 Handwritten notes (Tut 1)
 Tutorial 2
 Handwritten notes (Tut 2)
 Tutorial 3
 Tutorial 4
 Tutorial 5
 Tutorial 6
 Tutorial 7
 Tutorial 8
Assignments
Quizzes and Exams
Solutions
 Assignment 1 solution
 Assignment 2 solution
 Assignment 3 solution
 Assignment 4 solution
 Assignment 5 solution
 latex source for 3280 hw sol
Assessment Scheme
Midterm exam  80%  
Assignments  20% 
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Assessment Policy Last updated: November 30, 2019 16:43:21