Prof. John Tsitsiklis
6.041 / 6.431
Undergraduate / Graduate
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example:
The aim of this class is to introduce the relevant models, skills, and tools, by combining mathematics with conceptual understanding and intuition.
MITx offers a free version of this subject on edX. Please register to get started:
Tsitsiklis, John. 6.041 Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA