MATH 177

Probability and Decision Modelling

An introduction to probability models in statistics, decision making and operations research including key concepts of probability, random variables and their distributions, decision theory and queueing systems. Goodness of fit tests are used to check the validity of fitted models.

Taught by the School of Maths Statistics & Operations Research, part of the Faculty of Science

15 points

Prerequisites
16 achievement standard credits NCEA Level 3 Mathematics, including 12 credits of Calculus or MATH 132;
Corequisites
None
Restrictions
STAT 131

Tuition fees

Domestic
$674.25
International
$3287.55

Assessment

Course outline for 2014 available week 1 of the trimester.

Course outline 2013 (PDF Icon 126 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.
Internal assessment 25%, final examination 75%

CRN 19803

Coordinator: John Haywood. Other instructor: Mark Johnston.

Trimester 2

Teaching dates 14th July 2014 - 24th August 2014

  1. Tuesday
    15:10 - 16:00
    New Kirk KKLT301
  2. Wednesday
    15:10 - 16:00
    New Kirk KKLT301
  3. Friday
    15:10 - 16:00
    Cotton COLT122

Teaching dates 8th September 2014 - 19th October 2014

  1. Tuesday
    15:10 - 16:00
    New Kirk KKLT301
  2. Wednesday
    15:10 - 16:00
    New Kirk KKLT301
  3. Friday
    15:10 - 16:00
    Cotton COLT122