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WEEK # TOPICS
1

Basic Concepts I

  • Introduction
  • Why we study probability
  • Two definitions of probability
  • Basic set notation
  • Probability models
2

Basic Concepts II

  • Axioms
  • Total probability theorem
  • Multiplication rule
  • Conditional probability
3

Independence and Bayes' Rule

  • Independence/Dependence
  • Conditional independence
  • Bayes' rule
4

Counting

  • Permutations
  • Combinations
  • Partitions
5

Discrete Random Variables

  • Basic concepts
  • Probability mass functions (PMF)
  • Bernoulli random variable
  • Binomial random variable
6

Discrete Random Variables II

  • Geometric random variable
  • Poisson random variable
  • Expectation/Mean
  • Variance
7

Catch Up and Advanced Topic

  • Review of Weeks 1–6
  • Markov chains
8

Jeopardy!™

  • Jeopardy!
  • Last thoughts

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