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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 04, 2022
 
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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STAT 1151 - INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course presents at both a theoretical and applied level the basic probability concepts required for statistical inference. Topics include set theory and basic probability, independence and Bayes’ theorem, discrete random variables and their distributions—Bernoulli, Binomial, Poisson, and geometric, continuous random variables and their distributions—uniform, exponential, gamma, beta, and normal, transformation of random variables, moment and moment generating functions, multivariate discrete distribution, marginal and conditional distribution and independent variables.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: MATH 0230 or 0235 or 0240 or 0245


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