18.600 Probability and Random Variables

Class Info

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. Credit cannot also be received for 6.041A or 6.041B.

This class has 18.02 as a prerequisite.

18.600 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. A. Kelner.

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.

You can find more information at the 18.600 Probability and Random Variables: Spring 2017 site or on the 18.600 Stellar site.

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