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Syllabus Advanced topics in Probability - 80826
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Last update 05-07-2018
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Mathematics

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Feldheim Ohad N.

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: By appointment

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Feldheim Ohad

Course/Module description:
A Seminar in advanced topics in probability and its application for modeling stochastic processes. The seminar will be broken into several series of lectures, each dedicated to a separate topic.

Course/Module aims:
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Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Acquaintance with recent research.

Application of tools from probability theory to well studied models.

Preparation for research in probability.

Acquiring the ability to reach advanced texts in probability.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lecture

Course/Module Content:
Changing topics such as: Iterative logarithm rules, Gaussian processes, discrete models for statistical mechanics, urn models, models for resource allocation.

Required Reading:

Additional Reading Material:
An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications William Feller

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 85 %
Participation in Tutorials 15 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.