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AMS 507: Introduction to Probability Instructor: Jiaqiao Hu Class: Office: Math Tower 1-107 Phone: (631)6328239 Email Address: [email protected] Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:30pm -4:30pm or by appointment Course Website: www.ams.sunysb.edu/~jqhu/courses/507/AMS507.html TA: TBA Office: TBA Email: TBA Office Hours: TBA Text Book: Sheldon Ross. A First Course in Probability, (8th ed.), Prentice-Hall. Topics to be covered: Chapter 1 through Chapter 8, specific topics include: Axioms of probability, random variables and their probability distributions, joint distributions, condi- tional probability and expectation, limiting theorems. Homework: Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis, and will be due at the beginning of class on the due date. The lowest two scores will be dropped before calculating your aver- age. No late homework will be accepted. For full credit, please write down all intermediate steps needed, not just final answers. Exams: There will be three exams (two midterms and one final, time and location to be
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Unformatted text preview: announced in class two weeks prior to the exam date). All exams will be in class, closed notes and book. Calculators are allowed in the exams. Grading Policy: Your total average score will be calculated based on 20% homework, 40% midterms (20% per midterm), and 40% final. Disability Policy: If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact Disability Support Services, ECC (Educational Communications Center) Building, room 128, (631) 632-6748. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential. Students who require assistance during emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information, go to the following web site http://www.ehs.sunysb.edu/fire/disabilities.asp....
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