## MAP 4113 Probability, Random Processes and Applications

syllabus (updated April 8, 2020)

## Important links

**Syllabus amendment 3 (about testing procedures)**

### Instructional material for the week of Apr 14 - Apr 20

- Do the reading assignment:
- Read Sections 8.1 through 8.3 in the textbook.
- (optional) Download and read the other supplemental notes.

- (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:
- Watch the online lectures:
- Sections 8.2-8.3 playlist (88 min)

- Do the above reading assignment again.
- Do the following homework problems:

Ch. 8 (both eds): Problems 1, 2, 5-7, 9, 10, 13-16 - (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

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

- (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:
- Watch the online lectures:
- Section 7.5+ playlist (82 min)
- Sections 7.7 playlist (25 min)

- Do the above reading assignment again.
- 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 - (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

- 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.

- (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:
- Watch the online lectures:
- Section 6.3+ playlist (63 min)
- Sections 6.4-6.5 playlist (70 min)
- Section 6.5+ playlist (42 min)
- Video for Sections 7.1 and 7.2 (56 min)
- Video for Section 7.4 (52 min)

- Do the above reading assignment again.
- 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 - (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

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

- (optional) Download the notes from this week's online lectures:
- Watch the online lectures:
- Do the above reading assignment again.
- (optional) Watch the Problem Session 2 playlist and download the slides.
- 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

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

- (optional) Download the slides from this week's online lectures:
- Watch the online lectures:
- Do the above reading assignment again.
- (optional) Watch the Problem Session 1 playlist and download the slides.
- (optional) Watch the Section 5.7 lecture and download the slides.
- 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

### 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