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Random events influence all areas of human endeavor, from the sciences and social sciences to business. This course supplies the mathematical framework for analyzing probabilities. In addition, it provides a background for the study of statistics, one of the most widespread applications of mathematics.
Probability spaces; combinatorial problems; random variables and expectations; discrete and continuous distributions; generating functions; independence and dependence; binomial, normal, and Poisson laws; laws of large numbers.