INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITYNATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOCHIMINH CITY
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
COURSE OUTLINE
for
INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL
STATISTICS
FOR FIELD BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
Course Code:
No. of Credits:
Instructor:
Prof. Nguyen Van Thu, D.Sc.
A.
COURSE OVERVIEW:
1. Course Objective
: The course is designed to provide the begininng students with the
major notions and techniques of probabilistic models and statistical methodology.
2. Prerequisite
:
Students should have completed one or two semetsters of differential and
integral calculus and an exposure to matrix algebra.
3.
Major Contents
:
1.
Probability: sample space, event, probability of event, additive
rules,conditional probability, Bayers rules, random variables and their distributions,
mathematical expectation, some discrete probability distributions, some continuous
probability distributions, functions of random variables, independence. 2. Mathematical
Statistics: Sampling distributions and data descriptions, estimation problems, test of
hypotheses, linear regressions, factorial experiments, nonparametric statistics.
4.
Assessment
:
Assignment and Class Attendance: 20%
Midterm Test: 20%
Final Exam: 60%
5.
Documents
:
Main document: none
References:
1.
Ronald E. Walpole, Probability & Statistics for Engineers & Scientists,
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.
View Full Document
This is the end of the preview.
Sign up
to
access the rest of the document.
 Spring '09
 thu
 Statistics, Normal Distribution, Probability, Probability theory, continuous probability distributions, UNIVERSITY HOCHIMINH CITY, UNIVERSITYNATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOCHIMINH

Click to edit the document details