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# chap01slides - Introduction ECSE 305 Probability and Random...

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Introduction ECSE 305: Probability and Random Signals 1 Yannis Psaromiligkos (lecture slides are based in part on the notes by Prof. B. Champagne)

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Determinism Until now: Deterministic viewpoint Provided sufficient information is available Future behavior can be predicted exactly. Example: Circuit analysis If values of resistors, voltages, etc., are known we can analyze (predict) the behavior of the circuit precisely. What if we are not certain about some values?
Randomness In ‘’real-life” we cannot do exact predictions regarding a physical phenomenon or system, e.g., games of chance. Two basic reasons: 1 Insufficient knowledge; 2 Fundamental physical limitations, e.g., uncertainty principle in quantum physics. We refer to such phenomena or systems as random

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Random experiment Random phenomena or systems: There is uncertainty about their future behavior A particular result or situation may or may not occur. The observation of specific quantities derived from such a random system or phenomenon is often referred to as a random experiment.
Random experiment Random Experiment: An experiment whose outcome is not certain but all of its possible outcomes are known in advance. Example: Roll of a die Uncertain about the outcome Know all possible outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) in advance Depending on the observed outcome an event happens or not.

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