Discrete and continuous time Markov chains, poisson processes, random walks, branching processes, first passage times, recurrence and transience, stationary distributions. Non-Statistics masters students may want to consider taking STATS 215 instead.
- Grading Basis: Letter Grade or Credit/No Credit
- Unit-Range Information: The amount of workload is monitored by the instructor, and it will increase or decrease relative to the number of units undertaken. Students are expected to attend all class/discussion sessions and perform work in proportion to the number of units in which they have enrolled (students often take only the number of units they need to fulfill a degree requirement).
- Intensive Studies: This course is offered as part of the Data Science Intensive and must be taken for 3 units. See the Intensive Studies page for more information on how to receive an official Document of Completion.
STATS 116 or consent of instructor