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(70%)/STA255H1(70%)/STA237H1(70%)/STA257H1/ECO227Y1/STAB52H3/STA256H5; MAT223H1/MAT240H1/MATA22H3//MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H5; MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/(MAT232H5, MAT236H5)/(MAT233H5, MAT236H5) (Note: STA257H1, MAT223H1/MAT240H1, MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1 are very strongly recommended)
Exclusion
MAT377H1/STAC62H3/STA348H5
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)