Instructor:
Dr. Hongwei Long, office: SE 268, phone: 2970810, email: hlong@fau.edu
Course homepage: http://www.math.fau.edu/long/STA6444.htm
Time and Place:
MWF 3:003:50 pm in SE 215.
Office Hours:
MWF 11:00am12:00pm and 4:005:00 pm in SE 268.
Other times by appointment or just stop by the office.
Textbook:
Probability and Measure
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3rd Edition, by Patrick Billingsley, John Wiley & Sons,
Course Description:
This course will provide an introduction to the rigorous mathematical treatment of probability theory using measure theory. Topics covered include construction of probability measures, random variables, distributions, expectation and integration, independence, product measures, and laws of large numbers.
(Sections 25, 1018, 2022 of the textbook.)
Prerequisites: STA 4442 or 4443.
Exam Dates:
Midterm 


Monday, October 17, in class. Closed book exam. 
Final 


Monday, December 5, 1:153:45 pm, in SE 215. Closed book exam. 
Assignments:
There will be about six homework assignments. These will involve using methods presented in class to solve problems from the textbook. Assignments should be handed in on the due date. Late assignments will not be accepted.
Grading:
Grading will be based on the following weighting:
30% Assignments
30% Midterm exam
40% Final exam
There will be no makeup midterm. If a student has an acceptable excuse for missing the midterm, the weight of the midterm will be shifted to the final. Makeup final exam will be given only under exceptional circumstance, and written, verifiable excuses must be provided.
· Homework Assignments
Last modified: November 23, 2005
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