MATH 341 Fall 2013 Probability (Q)

While probability began with a study of games, it has grown to become a discipline with numerous applications throughout mathematics and the sciences. Drawing on gaming examples for motivation, this course will present axiomatic and mathematical aspects of probability. Included will be discussions of random variables, expectation, independence, laws of large numbers, and the Central Limit Theorem. Many interesting and important applications will also be presented, potentially including some from coding theory, number theory and nuclear physics.
Class Format: lecture
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based primarily on homework, classwork, and exams
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Prerequisites: MATH 250 (formerly 211) or MATH 200 (formerly 251) or permission of instructor
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Divisional Attributes: Division III,Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
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Enrollment Limit: 40
Expected Enrollment: 20
Class Number: 1753
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MATH341-01(F) LEC Probability (Q) Division 3: Science and MathematicsQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Steven J. Miller
MWF 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Bronfman 103 1753
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