Spring 2008 Probability and Statistics (MATH/STAT 352) 3 credits William J. Raggio Building (WRB) Room 2003 TR 1:00-2:15 PM
Instructor: Ilya Zaliapin Office: Ansari Business Bldg., Room 609 Office hou
(census, polls, questionnaire, elections, physical experiments, etc.)
(summarize, visualize, construct models )
(tell what is happening now and what may happen in the future )
Data from MATH/STAT 352,
The probability theory begins in attempts to describe gambling (how to win, how to divide the stakes, etc.), probability theory mainly considered discrete events, and its methods were mainly combinato
Random variable (rv) central concept of probability theory
RV = Numerical description of experiment
Sample space S
Definition: A random variable X is a function whose domain is the sample space and ra
Radar target detection
How reliable is the signal on the screen? (Is it a target or a false alarm?)
Medical screening
How reliable is the positive test? (Is it a disease or a false alarm?)
How does pr
spread, most of the observed values
x0 is the central value, characteristic value
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Home Work 5 1. Section 2.3: 23 Electrical circuit boards are rated excellent, acceptable, or unacceptable. Suppose that 30% of boards are excellent, 60% are acceptable, and 10% are unacceptable. Furth
Homework Solutions Homework #2
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Section 1.3
6. (a) The histogram should be skewed to the right. Here is an example.
(b) The histogram should be skewed to the left. Here is an example.
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