MATH3280  Introductory Probability  2020/21
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General Information
Lecturer

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

Mr Zhou Feng
 Office: LSB 232
 Tel: 39435294
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Mr Jiaming Wu
 Office: LSB 232
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Miss Fan Yang
 Office: LSB 222B
 Tel: 39437963
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Time and Venue
 Lecture: Mon 10:30AM  11:15AM, Th 2:30PM  4:15PM, online
 Tutorial: Mon 11:30AM  12:15PM, online
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
 K. L. Chung, A course in probability theory. Elsevier Inc., 1968.
 A. N. Kolmogrov, Foundations of the theory of probability. Chelsea publishing Co., New York. 1956.
Lecture Notes
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Tutorial Notes
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Assignments
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Assessment Scheme
Assignments  10%  
Midterm Exam  40%  
Final Exam  50% 
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