DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2012/2013

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Undergraduate Course: Mathematics for Informatics 4a (MATH08044)

 School School of Mathematics College College of Science and Engineering Course type Standard Availability Available to all students Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits 10 Home subject area Mathematics Other subject area Mathematics for Informatics Course website https://info.maths.ed.ac.uk/teaching.html Taught in Gaelic? No Course description *In 2012-13, this course is available only to students retaking it and will be assessed on an 'exam only' basis.* Discrete probability, continuous probability, Markov chains, birth-and-death processes.
 Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Applicable Mathematics 1 (MATH08027) AND Applicable Mathematics 2 (MATH08031)) OR Mathematics for Informatics 1a (MATH08046) Co-requisites Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Probability (Year 2) (MATH08008) OR Applicable Mathematics 4 (Inf) (MATH08014) Other requirements None Additional Costs None
 Pre-requisites None Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus? No
 Delivery period: 2012/13 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  10 Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday No Classes have been defined for this Course First Class First class information not currently available Exam Information Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May) Mathematics for Informatics 4a (MATH08044) 1:30
 1. Discuss and apply methods of discrete probability such as conditional probability and joint distributions. 2. Discuss the basic notions of continuous probability and apply them to simple situations. 3. Describe Markov chains and their use in some applications. 4. Discuss and apply the use of probability in other areas such as queues.
 Examination 100%
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 Course organiser Prof Andrew Ranicki Tel: (0131 6)50 5073 Email: A.Ranicki@ed.ac.uk Course secretary Mrs Joy Clark Tel: Email: joy.clark@ed.ac.uk
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