MATH 67 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Computer Science (2015-2016)

MATH 67 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Computer Science

(Required for CSE.)
Catalog Data:

MATH 67 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Computer Science (Credit Units: 4) Introductory course focusing on basic concepts in probability and statistics with discussion of applications to computer science. Students may not earn credit for Mathematics 7 or Biological Sciences 7 if taken after Mathematics 67. Prerequisite: MATH 2B and (MATH 6D or I&C SCI 6D). Same as STATS 67. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0072468366.

Recommended Textbook:
None
References:

Lecture Notes

Coordinator:
Michael J Phelan and Yaming Yu
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Have knowledge of basic probability distributions

2. Perform hypothesis testing

3. Performation estimation of parameters

Prerequisites by Topic

Calculus - differentiation & integration

Lecture Topics:
  • Basic Probability (Week 1)
  • Working with Probabilities (Week 2)
  • Random Variables: Discrete case (Week 3)
  • Random Variables: Continuous case (Week 4)
  • Joint Distributions (Week 5)
  • From Probability to Statistics (Week 6)
  • Estimation of Parameters (Week 7)
  • Statistical Tests and Decisions (Week 8-9)
  • Linear Regression and other Models (Week 10)
Class Schedule:

Meets for each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component

Contributes toward Mathematics and Basic Science.

Design Content Description
Approach:
Lectures:
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Quizzes: 15%
  • Midterm: 50% (25% each)
  • Final: 35%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 4.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

Prepared:
August 6, 2014
Senate Approved:
December 4, 2008
Approved Effective:
2008 Fall Qtr