Probability 1 (MATH11300), Autumn 2015
Márton Balázs  
Email:  m.balazs@our_city.ac.countrycode  
Tel:  +44 (0)117 9287991  
Office:  Maths bld. 3.7  
Drop in Sessions:  Tuesdays 13:00  14:00 in teaching weeks, Maths bld. 3.7  
except for the 17th of November, which is cancelled.  
Q&A Session:  10:00am, 8 January, SM2. Bring your own questions. 

Below is a detailed schedule. Topics of future events are plans, and can change. Topics of past events serve as log.
Problem sheets will be available as the teaching block proceeds, with links in the last column. They include mandatory homework, deadlines to be found in the pdf.
Solutions will be available on Blackboard once the due date is passed.
Day  Topics  Problem sheet 

Tue 29 Sep, 12:00  1. Elementary Combinatorics  Sheet 1 
Thu 1 Oct, 9:00  1. Sample space, axioms of probability  
Thu 1 Oct, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 6 Oct, 12:00  1. Simple properties of probability  Sheet 2 
Thu 8 Oct, 9:00  1. Equally likely outcomes  
Thu 8 Oct, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 13 Oct, 12:00  1. Equally likely outcomes, 2. Conditional probability  Sheet 3 
Thu 15 Oct, 9:00  2. Law of Total Probability, Bayes Thm, independence  
Thu 15 Oct, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 20 Oct, 12:00  2. Law of Total Probability, Bayes Thm  Sheet 4 
Thu 22 Oct, 9:00  2. Independence, conditional independence  
Thu 22 Oct, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 27 Oct, 12:00  3. Discrete random variables, mass fct  Sheet 5 
Thu 29 Oct, 9:00  3. Expectation, variance  assessed HW 1 
Thu 29 Oct, 12:00  Problem class  cover sheet 
Tue 3 Nov, 12:00  3. Bernoulli, Binomial Poisson random variables  Sheet 6 
Thu 5 Nov, 9:00  3. Geometric; Continuous random variables  
Thu 5 Nov, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 10 Nov, 12:00  4. Continuous random variables  Sheet 7 
Thu 12 Nov, 9:00  4. Uniform, Exponential random variables  
Thu 12 Nov, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 17 Nov, 12:00  4. Normal, DeMoivreLaplace CLT, transformations of distributions  Sheet 8 
Thu 19 Nov, 9:00  5. Joint and conditional distributions, independent variables  
Thu 19 Nov, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 24 Nov, 12:00  5. Discrete convolutions, Gamma distribution  Sheet 9 
Thu 26 Nov, 9:00  6. Properties of expectations. Variance, covariance  assessed HW 2 
Thu 26 Nov, 12:00  Problem class  cover sheet 
Tue 1 Dec, 12:00  6. Variance, covariance, correlation  Sheet 10 
Thu 3 Dec, 9:00  6. Conditional expectation  
Thu 3 Dec, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 8 Dec, 12:00  6. Moment generating fcts, 7. Markov's, Chebyshev's ineq  Sheet 11 
Thu 10 Dec, 9:00  7. Weak Law of Large Numbers, CLT  
Thu 10 Dec, 12:00  Problem class  
Tue 15 Dec, 12:00  Review  
Thu 17 Dec, 9:00  Review  
Thu 17 Dec, 12:00  Problem class 
If you have any questions, please contact me (see on top). Below is my schedule.
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