Math 4600/6600 - Probability - Spring 2020



Instructor:
Akos Magyar                                                                          Location: Boyd GSRC, Room: 221
Office: Boyd GSRC 604                                                                           Time: TR: 9:30-10:45
Email: amagyar@uga.edu                                                                         Office Hours: TR: 14-15:15

Tetxbook: Probability, by Jim Pitman  (2015) pdf
Syllabus: I will cover most of Chapters 1-5 from the textbook.

Exams: There will be one in-class midterm exam and one in-class final exam

                Midterm Exam I - Tuesday February18th.

                Midterm Exam II - Tuesday March 17th.

                Final Exam: TBA
 
Grades:   Homework 20%   Midterms: 40%      Final: 40%

Grading Scale: A: 88-100 A-:84-87:  B+: 80-83 B: 76-79 B-: 72-75 C+: 67-71 C: 62-66 C-: 57-61 D: 51-56 F: 0-50


Class 1    Class 2   Class 3   Class 4   Class 5   Class 6   Class 7   Class 8   Class 9   Class 10  Class 11  Review

Class 12  Class 13  Class 14  Class 15   Class 16  Class 17  Class 18  Class 19   Class 20   Class 21   Review 



Homework:  Homework will be assigned weekly (it is suggested that you try all problems of the book). Problems designated with * are for 6000 level students.
The Midterm problems will be chosen from or very close to  the Homework, and the Final problems will also be from, or similar to, the Homework problems.

Homework


Homework 1.1  (Chapter 1: Introduction)
                     1.1: 1,2,3,5,7   1.2: 1,2,3    1.3: 1,2,4,5,7,9     Due: 01/23

Homework 1.2  (Chapter 1: Introduction)
                    1.4:
  2,3,5,6,9   1.5: 1,2,4,5,7   1.6: 1,3,5,6*ab      Due: 02/04

Homework 2.1
(Chapter 2: Repeated Trials and Sampling)
                   
2.1:  1,3,4,7,8,10*   2.2:  2,4,5                           Due: 02/11

Homework 2.2. (Chapter 2: Normal and Poisson Distribution)
                    2.2:
 
8,10,13         2.4:  2,3,4,6                         Due: 02/18    

Homework 2.4. (Chapter 2: Poisson Distribution/Random Sampling)
                    Midterm I
            
3.1: 2,3,7,11                       Due: 02/25                   

Homework 3.1
(Chapter 3: Random Variables)
                   
3.2: 4,5           3.3: 1,4                                        Due: 03/03

Homework 3.2
(Chapter 3: Expectation/Normal Distribution)
                  
 
3.4:                 Midterm II                                 Due: 03/17

Homework 3.3
(Chapter 3: Discrete/Poisson Distribution)
                 
  3.5:                3.5:                                           
Due: 03/24

Homework 4.1
 
(Chapter 4: Continuous Distributions)
                     4.1: 1,4,7   4.2: 1,3,5,6,11                             Due: 03/31

Homework 4.2  (Chapter 4: Continuous Distributions)
                    4.4:              4.5:                                            Due: 04/07

Homework 5
(Chapter 5: Continuous Joint Distributions)

                    5.1:                5.2:                                         Due: 04/14

Homework 5 (Chapter 5: Continuous Joint Distributions)
                   5.3:                                                               
Due: 04/21