18.440 Probability and Random Variables


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Probability spaces, random variables, distribution functions. Binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, Poisson distributions. Uniform, exponential, normal, gamma and beta distributions. Conditional probability, Bayes theorem, joint distributions. Chebyshev inequality, law of large numbers, and central limit theorem.

This class has no prerequisites.

18.440 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by A. Guionnet.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 54-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 18.440 was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Probability and Random Variables site.

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