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Probability theory is concerned with the analysis of random phenomena by providing an abstract mathematical framework to study them within the language of set theory. This is done by the concepts of "probability spaces" and "random variables". The theory began in the 16th century in attempts to analyze games of chance; In 1812 Pierre Simon Laplace wrote: "It is remarkable that a science which began with the consideration of games of chance should have become the most important object of human knowledge."
The course is recommended to anyone interested in the foundations and applications of mathematics.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course arims to provide an introduction to "Probability Theory", namely the mathematical framework used to study events involving randomness. Applications range from game theory to financial mathematics.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
2x assignments (25% each)
10x Weekly Quiz (2.5% each, 25% in total)
Alternative Resit Arrangements for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21
Online Exam (100%)
There are no assessments for this course.
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