ENEE 324H Engineering Probability

ENEE 324H Engineering Probability

Spring 2007

Last Update - 6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Course Information

Special Announcements

(5) Typos in lecture 4 fixed. Lectures 5 and 6 posted.

(4) Applications of Bayes Theorem notes posted. There are still typos to be fixed on page 9. If you find others, please let me know.

(3) Read example on page 4 of lecture notes on conditioning, then go back to page 1 of the notes. Examine the robot merchant problem closely.

(2) Read ahead on conditional probability (pages 8-15).

(1) Read pages 1-8 of Chapter 1 of Grimmett and Stirzaker. Discussion on Monday January 29 will include this material.

Lecture Notes by P. S. Krishnaprasad

Lecture 1 (Basic Concepts)

Lecture 2 (Counting)

Lecture 3 (Conditioning)

Lecture 4 (Applications of Bayes' Theorem)

Lecture 5 (Random Variables)

Lecture 6 (Inequalities)

Homework Assignments

Group effort in working out homework problems is acceptable. However everyone should submit individual homework solutions. Precise credit for any sources used (colleagues, teachers, journal articles, books, web resources etc.) should be given.

Running list of exercises.

Some interesting resources on the web

Wiki on Monty Hall Problem

Wiki on Bayesian Probability

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on Bayes' Theorem

Cornell site on Bayesian Inference in the Physical Sciences