MAT 271E  Probability and Statistics
Course Objectives
 An intuitive understanding of probabilistic concepts
 Ability to use probabilistic notions in engineering applications
 Ability to cope with uncertainty in engineering design
Course Description
Introduction to probability and statistics. Combinatorial methods; product rule, permutation, combination. Probability; probability axioms, conditional probability, Bayes formula. Random variable; distribution function, probability function, Chebyshev inequality. Discrete and continuous distributions; uniform, Bernoulli, Poisson, geometric, normal, exponential distributions. Generating functions. Decision theory. The notion of estimation. Hypothesis testing. Correlation.


Course Coordinator
Sanem Kabadayı
Course Language
English


