# 18.175 Theory of Probability

Sums of independent random variables, central limit phenomena, infinitely divisible laws, Levy processes, Brownian motion, conditioning, and martingales. Prior exposure to probability (e.g., 18.600) recommended.

This class has 18.100A, 18.100B, and 18.100C as prerequisites.

18.175 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Sheffield.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-131.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 18.175 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the /home/dws/classes/445/index.html site or on the 18.175 Stellar site.

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*Probability: Theory and Examples (Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics)* by Rick Durrett

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