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Probabilistic Analysis

MS&E 220
4 units
June 26 - August 19, 2017
Section 1   T, TH  1:30PM - 3:20PM

Concepts and tools for the analysis of problems under uncertainty, focusing on model building and communication: the structuring, processing, and presentation of probabilistic information. Examples from legal, social, medical, and physical problems. Spreadsheets illustrate and solve problems as a complement to analytical closed-form solutions. Topics: axioms of probability, probability trees, random variables, distributions, conditioning, expectation, change of variables, and limit theorems.


CME 100 or MATH 51.


Recommended: knowledge of spreadsheets. Students may choose between three and four units for this course.



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