Introduction of Probability Theory

Instructor: Lelys Bravo de Guenni

Office: Baskin Engineering 357B
Phone: 459-5311 (email is preferred)
Office Hours: Monday 11:30-12:30 pm, Wednesday 11:30-12:30 pm, or by appointment

Lectures:Tuesday, Thursday 10:00-11:45 am, Thim Lecture 001
Required Text: Probability and Statistics. Fourth Edition (if you have the third edition that's fine too). Addison Wesley. M.H. DeGroot and M.J. Schervish (2002).

Additional Reference:  A First Course in Probability (sixth edition). S. Ross. Prentice Hall

Course Objectives:The course aims to provide an introduction to the basic
ideas of probability, distribution theory and their applications. The main goal is to develop
basic mathematical tools to consider models that incorporate uncertainty using a probabilistic framework.

 Course Syllabus

Teaching Assistants:

  • Maria DeYoreo ( Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-4:30 pm. Basking Engineering, Jack's Lounge
  • Wentao Su ( Office Hours: Tuesday 4:00-5:00 pm. Economics Department, TA's Room

Discussion Sections:

  • Monday 9:30-10:40 am. Porter Acad. 144.
  • Wednesday, 8:00-9:10 am. Porter Acad. 144.

Instructors and Assistants