Prof. John Tsitsiklis
6.041 / 6.431
Undergraduate / Graduate
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example:
The aim of this class is to introduce the relevant models, skills, and tools, by combining mathematics with conceptual understanding and intuition.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Tsitsiklis, John. 6.041 Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-041-probabilistic-systems-analysis-and-applied-probability-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA