AMS-131 Introduction To Probability Theory

Introduction to probability theory and its applications. Combinatorial analysis, axioms of probability and independence, random variables (discrete and continuous), joint probability distributions, properties of expectation, Central Limit Theorem, Law of Large Numbers, Markov chains.

Instructor And Assistants

Intructor: Raquel Prado BE-365C 

Sisi Song 

Xingchen Yu 

General Information

  • Syllabus and Class Information
  • Time and location: Tu & Th 8-9:35am Classroom Unit 001 
  • Instructor Office Hours: Tu-Th 9:50-10:50am in BE 365C 
  • TA Office Hours: 
    • Sisi Song: M 10am-noon in BE 121; W 11:30am-12:30pm in BE 119 and W 4-5pm in BE 119.
    • Xingchen Yu: W 5-7pm and Fr 3-5pm in BE 312 C/D 
  • Homework Assignments
  • MSI information. Sushmita Sen is the MSI instructor this quarter, you can contact her at Times and locations for MSI sections this quarter:
    • Tu 3:20-4:20pm and Fri 12:10-1:10pm Science & Eng Library 138
    • M 7:10pm-8:10pm and W 9:30-10:30am Science & Eng Library 137
  • Discussion Sections:   
    • #41452 DIS 01A: M 04:00PM-05:05PM; Loc: N. Sci Annex 103; 
    • #41452 DIS 01B : Tu 01:30PM-02:35PM Loc: Earth&Marine B210;
    • #41453 DIS 01C:  Th 03:20PM-04:25PM; Loc: Earth&Marine B210;
    • #41454 DIS 01D: F 12:00PM-01:05PM; Loc: N. Sci Annex 102