427syllabus - Statistics 427 Introduction to Probability...

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Unformatted text preview: Statistics 427 Introduction to Probability and Statistics I Winter 2011 Syllabus Instructor : Prof. Mark Berliner When : MWF 1:30 - 2:18 E-mail : mb@stat.osu.edu Where : JR 0300 Office : CH 205B (Cockins Hall) Office Hours : Wednesdays 12:30 - 1:18 Phone : 614.292.0291 Thursdays 1:00 - 2:00 Website: www.stat.osu.edu/mb/ Course Description The course covers an introduction to probability, discrete and continuous random variables, prob- ability distributions, expected values, and sampling distributions. Students are responsible for all material covered in class, in the assigned readings and in homework problems. Assumed Background Knowledge Calculus, integration, exponential function, finite and infinite sums, union and intersection of sets Enrollment In fairness to students, I will process absolutely no ADDS or SECTION CHANGES. Rather, we rely on an orderly use of BRUTUS and the WAITLIST as monitored by the department staff. You may contact staff beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 4 in room 405C Cockins Hall. The Department of Statistics policy is that instructors do not sign any add or section change forms. Textbook Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences (7th edition) by Jay L. Devore. We will cover most of Chapters 2-5. The book is available on reserve in the Science and Engineering Library. (Statistics 428 uses the same text.) Note : A bootleg version of the text is being sold online that looks exactly like the real...
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