Theory of Probability

Figure showing colored dots, 'pick' and '+c of the same color.'

Polya's urn model. (Image by Prof. Dmitry Panchenko.)


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Fall 2008



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This course covers the laws of large numbers and central limit theorems for sums of independent random variables. It also analyzes topics such as the conditioning and martingales, the Brownian motion and the elements of diffusion theory.

Panchenko, Dmitry. 18.175 Theory of Probability, Fall 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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