Department of Mathematics Syllabus
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MAT 235B: Probability Theory
|When taught:||Winter, every year (alternating years, taught by Dept of Statistics)|
|Suggested text:||Probability: Theory and Examples, by Rick Durrett ($70 ISBN: 0534424414)|
|Units/lectures:||4 units; lecture/term paper or discussion|
|Prerequisites:||MAT/STA 235A or consent of instructor.|
|1 week||Conditional expectation|
|3 weeks||Markov chains|
|2 weeks||Selected applications|
A good supplementary reading is "Probability with Martingales," by David Williams.