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Statistics (STAT)

School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

STAT 3608 [0.5 credit]

Probability in Communications and Electrical Engineering

Probability models and basic concepts; independence and conditional probabilities; discrete, continuous and multiple random variables; distribution and density functions; expectations and moments; sums of random variables; elementary statistics; introduction to random processes; applications to areas such as communication systems and networks.
Restricted to students in the Faculty of Engineering.
Precludes additional credit for STAT 3508 and STAT 3558.
Prerequisite: MATH 2004, or equivalent.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial one hour a week.

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