Teaching

Updated: Mar 4, 2024

STAT 3375Q Course Schedule

Might change according to class progress and interest.

Date Type Topic Readings Slides Exercises Solutions
Jan 17, 2024 Lecture Course Overview; Probability: Introduction and definition; Review of set notations; Probabilistic model Syllabus

Ch 2.1-2.4

Lecture 1
Jan 19, 2024 Discussion Homework Exercises: 2.1, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8 Week 1 HW Questions Week 1 HW Solutions
Jan 22, 2024 Lecture Counting rules; Conditional probability; Independence

Ch 2.5-2.9

Lecture 2
Jan 24, 2024 Quiz 1, Lecture Lectures 1 and 2; Bayes' rule Lecture 3 Quiz 1 Review Exercises Quiz 1 Review Solutions
Jan 26, 2024 Discussion Homework Exercises: 2.15, 2.17, 2.19, 2.21, 2.23, 2.75, 2.77 Week 2 HW Questions Week 2 HW Solutions
Jan 29, 2024 Lecture Bayes’ rule; Discrete Random Variables: Definition

Ch 2.10-3.2

Lecture 4
Jan 31, 2024 Lecture Discrete Random Variables: Definition; Expected Value

Ch 3.1-3.3

Lecture 5
Feb 2, 2024 Discussion Homework Exercises: 3.7, 3.19, 3.27, 3.31, 3.33 Week 3 HW Questions Week 3 HW Solutions
Feb 5, 2024 Lecture Special discrete distributions: Bernoulli, Binomial, Geometric

Ch 3.4-3.5

Lecture 6
Feb 7, 2024 Quiz 2, Lecture Special discrete distributions: Negative Binomial, Hypergeometric, Poisson

Ch 3.6-3.8

Lecture 7 Quiz 2 Review Exercises Quiz 2 Review Solutions
Feb 9, 2024 Discussion Homework Exercises: 3.37, 3.43, 3.55, 3.57, 3.65 Week 4 HW Questions Week 4 HW Solutions
Feb 12, 2024 Lecture Review problems for Midterm 1

Ch 2.1-3.8

Midterm 1 Simulation Midterm 1 Simulation Solutions
Feb 14, 2024 Midterm Exam 1 Midterm 1 Midterm 1 Solutions
Feb 19, 2024 Lecture Continuous random variables: Definition

Ch 4.1-4.2

Lecture 8
Feb 21, 2024 Lecture Continuous random variables, Expected value

Ch 4.2-4.3

Lecture 9
Feb 23, 2024 Discussion Homework Exercises: 4.5, 4.9, 4.13, 4.15, 4.17 Week 6 HW Questions Week 6 HW Solutions
Feb 26, 2024 Lecture Special continuous distributions; Uniform, Normal

Ch 4.4-4.5

Lecture 10
Feb 28, 2024 Quiz 3, Lecture Special continuous distributions; Normal Z Table

Ch 4.5

Lecture 11 Quiz 3 Review Exercises Quiz 3 Review Solutions
Mar 1, 2024 Discussion Homework Exercises: 4.61, 4.71, 4.73, 4.77, 4.81 Week 7 HW Questions Week 7 HW Solutions
Mar 4, 2024 Lecture Gamma, Exponential, Chi-square

Ch 4.6-4.8

Lecture 12
Mar 6, 2024 Lecture Beta, Student's t

Ch 4.6-4.8

Mar 8, 2024 Discussion
Mar 11-15, 2024 Spring Break
Mar 18-22, 2024 Lecture Other expected values; Multivariate probability distributions: Introduction

Ch 4.9,5.1-5.2

Mar 20, 2024 Quiz 4
Mar 22, 2024 Discussion
Mar 25-29, 2024 Lecture Marginal and conditional probability distributions; Independent random variables

Ch 5.3-5.4

Mar 29, 2024 Discussion
Apr 1-5, 2024 Lecture Expectation and Covariance; Multinomial Distribution; Review problems for Midterm 1

Ch 5.5-5.9

Apr 3, 2024 Midterm Exam 2
Apr 5, 2024 Discussion
Apr 8-12, 2024 Lecture Function of random variables; The method of distribution function

Ch 6.1-6.3

Apr 12, 2024 Discussion
Apr 15-19, 2024 Lecture The method of transformation

Ch 6.4,6.6

Apr 17, 2024 Quiz 5
Apr 19, 2024 Discussion
Apr 22-26, 2024 Lecture Order statistics; Review problems for Final Exam

Ch 6.7

Jan 26, 2024 Discussion
Apr 27-28, 2024 Reading Days
Apr 29-May 4, 2024 Final Exam (TBD)