Math E-102 - Sets, Counting, and Probability
Math E-102 - Sets, Counting, and Probability (Fall 2005, Harvard Extension School). Instructor: Professor Paul G. Bamberg. This online math course develops the mathematics needed to formulate and analyze probability models for idealized situations drawn from everyday life. Topics include elementary set theory, techniques for systematic counting, axioms for probability, conditional probability, discrete random variables, infinite geometric series, and random walks. Applications to card games like bridge and poker, to gambling, to sports, to election results, and to inference in fields like history and genealogy, national security, and theology. The emphasis is on careful application of basic principles rather than on memorizing and using formulas.
|Lecture 12 - Expected Lead Time; Bijections Between Paths|
Another Bijection; Last Visit to Origin; First Visit to Final; First Visit to Max; First Return; Returning Just Once; Strange but True.
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