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Unformatted text preview: AMS 310 Survey of Probability and Statistics, Fall 2010 Instructor: Tianyi Zhang Office: CEWIT 354; Office at Math Tower to be assigned Email: [email protected] Text Richard A. Johnson, Miller & Freund’s Probability and Statistics for Engineers, 8 th Edition (ISBN: 0321640772) Material and Topics Covered Portions of chapters 1 through 11 in the text will be covered. Topics include: Descriptive statistics, probability, discrete random variables and probability distributions, continuous random variables and probability distributions, joint distributions, sampling distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, testing hypotheses, linear regression, analysis of variance. Calculus Required This course requires that you have taken at least one calculus course. Portions of this course depend on calculus, specifically integration. I will not review basic integration skills. Course Information You can access course information and important announcements on Blackboard (blackboard.stonybrook.edu). You can access course information and important announcements on Blackboard (blackboard....
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