Here is a List of Common Abbreviations and Symbols that I use in this course.
Common Abbreviations
Ind.
Independence
w.r.t.
with respect to
prop.
Proportion
prob.
Probability
p
probability (lower or uppercase)
fn.
Function
s.t.
such that
ln
natural logarithm
r.v.
random variable
pmf
probability mass function
pdf
probability density function
cdf
cumulative distribution function
EX
expected value of X
Var X
variance of X
Std X
standard deviation of X
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Given
Intersection
Union
Complement
\
Minus (everything but, except, without)
Omega is t
C
he Sample Space (everything)
N()
Number of times whatever in parenthesis occurs
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 Fall '08
 MARTIN
 Probability, Variance, Probability theory, probability density function, Cumulative distribution function, Probability mass function

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