MATH 3334, Probability, Fall 2013


INSTRUCTOR: Peter Olofsson

TEXT: Olofsson and Andersson, Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes, second edition, Chapters 1-5.

EXAMINATION AND GRADING: The grade is based on two tests (60%), homework (10%),
and a final exam (30%). Grading scale: A: 90-100, B: 75-89, C: 60-74, D: 50-59, F: 0-49.

TEST DATES: October 15 (in class), November 12-14 (take-home)

Each test covers what has been done in class thus far. There will be no make-up tests unless there is
a medical reason or family emergency. In such a case, you must present a doctor's note or similar.

HOMEWORK will be assigned regularly. You have to do all the homework problems but only turn
in the ones I ask for. Collaboration is allowed but everybody must turn in homework individually.

FINAL EXAM: December 13-16 (noon), take-home

OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday 2-5PM or by appointment

HONOR CODE: The tests and the final exam are under the Honor Code and must be pledged and signed.

OTHER: Attendance is mandatory at the lectures. Homework and additional course material will be posted
on this website.