Postgraduate Course: Probability 1 (MATH11100)
|School||School of Mathematics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||*Only Postgraduate Taught students on Mathematics Degree Programmes and Undergraduate MMath Year 5 students may take this course, and selection requires the approval of the Programme Director.*
This course covers several fundamental topics in probability, providing a solid and broad foundation across the spectrum of the subject.
The course reviews the foundations of probability theory, discusses random variables, conditional expectations, martingales,and Markov chains.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Thorough understanding of the theory of probability and the properties of random variables.
Familiarity with the notion of conditional expectations, martingales and Markov chains.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Selection of this course requires the approval of the Programme Director.
|Course organiser||Dr Thomas Leinster
Tel: (0131 6)50 5057
|Course secretary||Mrs Frances Reid
Tel: (0131 6)50 4883