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Unformatted text preview: Reading Guide for Ghahramani: Fundamentals of Probability I list here the parts of the textbook that directly support the material that I will have delivered in the lectures by Feb. 25. Sections 1.1, 1.2. From beginning to on page 3 to page 5, up to and including the paragraph after Example 1.6. Read the rest of this section, if the notation of set theory is unfamiliar. Comment: I write A B where the book writes AB . Section 1.3. Page 12. Definition (Probability Axioms). The examples on pages 15 17. Comment: These examples illustrate basic patters of notation that all probabilists use. All of your work (quizzes, homework and tests) should conform to these usages. Section 1.4. Page 18-19: Theorems 1.4 and 1.6. Sections 1.5, 1.6, 1.7. OMIT for now. Sections 2.1, 2.2. This is not about probability, but the principles discussed here have direct applications to probability: a) number of elements in the product of several sets (Theorems 2.1 and 2.2), b) number of subsets of a set (Theorem 2.3), and c)the idea of a tree diagram. the product of several sets (Theorems 2....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course MATH 3355 taught by Professor Britt during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08