MAP 4113 Probability, Random Processes and Applications

 

syllabus (updated April 8, 2020)

 


 

Important links

 

Syllabus amendment 3 (about testing procedures)

 

Samples of acceptable scans

 

Test 2 and final exam details

 


 

Instructional material for the week of Apr 14 - Apr 20

 

  1. Do the reading assignment:

  2. (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:

  3. Watch the online lectures:

  4. Do the above reading assignment again.

  5. Do the following homework problems:
    Ch. 8 (both eds): Problems 1, 2, 5-7, 9, 10, 13-16

  6. (optional) Office hours will continue through finals week. Join one of the scheduled live office hours, or make an appointment for a live office hour. Instructions for joining live office hours were emailed to you. If you cannot find them, email me and I will send them again.

 

Any questions that you would normally ask in class, in a problem session, or in office hours, you can email them to me and I will either answer you directly in a personal reply, or answer them in one of next week's video lectures.

 

Instructional material for the week of Apr 7 - Apr 13

 

  1. Do the reading assignment:
    • Read Sections 4 and 5 in the Supplemental Notes.
    • Read Sections 7.5 and 7.7 in the textbook.

  2. (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:

  3. Watch the online lectures:

  4. Do the above reading assignment again.

  5. Do the following homework problems:
    Ch. 7 (9th ed): Problems 50, 51, 53, 54, 56, 65, 68, 69, 71, 75
    Ch. 7 (10th ed): Problems 52, 53, 55, 56, 58, 70, 73, 74, 76, 80

  6. (optional) Join one of the scheduled live office hours, or make an appointment for a live office hour. Instructions for joining live office hours were emailed to you. If you cannot find them, email me and I will send them again.

 

Any questions that you would normally ask in class, in a problem session, or in office hours, you can email them to me and I will either answer you directly in a personal reply, or answer them in one of next week's video lectures.

 

Instructional material for the week of Mar 31 - Apr 6

 

  1. Do the reading assignment:
    • Read Section 6.3 in the textbook.
    • Download the Supplemental Notes.
    • Read the first part of Section 3 in the Supplemental Notes. (Stop at the bottom of page 4.)
    • Read Sections 6.4 and 6.5 in the textbook.
    • Read Sections 1-3 in the Supplemental Notes.
    • Read Sections 7.1 and 7.2 in the textbook, but skip the starred subsections.
    • Read the first part of Section 7.4 in the textbook. (Stop at the end of Example 4a.)
    • (optional) Finish reading Section 7.4.

  2. (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:

  3. Watch the online lectures:

  4. Do the above reading assignment again.

  5. Do the following homework problems:
    Ch. 6 (both eds): Problems 26, 30
    Ch. 6 (9th ed): Problems 33, 38-43, 50
    Ch. 6 (10th ed): Problems 37, 42-47, 54
    Ch. 7 (both eds): Problems 4-7, 13, 16, 21, 22, 30, 34a, 36, 37
    Ch. 7 (9th ed): Problems 38, 40
    Ch. 7 (10th ed): Problems 40, 42

  6. (optional) Join one of the scheduled live office hours, or make an appointment for a live office hour. Instructions for joining live office hours were emailed to you. If you cannot find them, email me and I will send them again.

 

Any questions that you would normally ask in class, in a problem session, or in office hours, you can email them to me and I will either answer you directly in a personal reply, or answer them in one of next week's video lectures.

 

Instructional material for the week of Mar 25 - Mar 30

 

  1. Do the reading assignment:
    • Read Sections 6.1 and 6.2 in the textbook.

  2. (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:

  3. Watch the online lectures:

  4. Do the above reading assignment again.

  5. (optional) Watch the Problem Session 2 playlist and download the slides.

  6. Do the following homework problems:
    Ch. 6 (both eds): Problems 2, 7-10, 13, 15, 19-23

 

Any questions that you would normally ask in class, in a problem session, or in office hours, email them to me and I will either answer you directly in a personal reply, or answer them in one of next week's video lectures.

 

Instructional material for the week of Mar 18 - Mar 24

 

  1. Do the reading assignment:
    • Read Sections 5.1-5.5 in the textbook.
    • Read the first three examples in Section 5.7.

  2. (optional) Download the slides from this week's online lectures:

  3. Watch the online lectures:

  4. Do the above reading assignment again.

  5. (optional) Watch the Problem Session 1 playlist and download the slides.

  6. (optional) Watch the Section 5.7 lecture and download the slides.

  7. Do the following homework problems:
    Ch. 5 (both eds): Problems 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 13, 17, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32
    Ch. 5 (9th ed): Problems 36, 38, 40-42
    Ch. 5 (10th ed): Problems 37, 39, 42-44

 

Any questions that you would normally ask in class, in a problem session, or in office hours, email them to me and I will either answer you directly in a personal reply, or answer them in one of next week's video lectures.

 

Problem Session Slides

 

Feb 24, 2020

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 10, 2020

 

Homework

 

Week 9

Do these, and also

Ch. 4 (9th ed): Problems 71, 75, 77, 78, 80, 83, 84

Ch. 4 (10th ed): Problems 74, 78, 80, 81, 83, 86, 87

 

Week 8

Ch. 4 (9th ed): Problems 54, 57, 59, 61, 65, 70

Ch. 4 (10th ed): Problems 57, 60, 62, 64, 68, 73

 

Week 7

Ch. 4 (both eds): Problems 1, 3, 4, 10, 13, 17-20, 23, 27, 30-32, 35

Ch. 4 (9th ed): Problems 38, 41, 43, 47, 49

Ch. 4 (10th ed): Problems 39, 42, 44, 48, 50

 

Week 5

Ch. 3 (9th ed): Problems 53, 58(a), 70, 74, 78, 83, 89

Ch. 3 (10th ed): Problems 58, 63(a), 74, 77, 81, 86, 93

 

Week 3

Ch. 3 (9th ed): Problems 5, 10, 16, 20, 26, 30, 35, 43, 44, 50

Ch. 3 (10th ed): Problems 5, 10, 17, 21, 28, 32, 37, 45, 46, 52

 

Week 2

Ch. 2 (both eds): Problems 14, 20, 25, 33, 39, 45, 49, 56

 

Week 1

Ch. 2 (both eds): Problems 3, 6, 8

Ch. 1 (9th ed): Problems 5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 30

Ch. 1 (10th ed): Problems 5, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30, 33