## 18.440 Probability and Random Variables, Fall 2005

##### Author(s)

Dudley, R. M. (Richard M.)
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##### Alternative title

Probability and Random Variables

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This course introduces students to probability and random variable. Topics include distribution functions, binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson distributions. The other topics covered are uniform, exponential, normal, gamma and beta distributions; conditional probability; Bayes theorem; joint distributions; Chebyshev inequality; law of large numbers; and central limit theorem.

##### Date issued

2005-12##### Other identifiers

18.440-Fall2005

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##### Keywords

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, central limit theorem