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
Course outline for 2014 available week 1 of the trimester.
Course outline 2013 ( 126 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.
Internal assessment 25%, final examination 75%
Coordinator: John Haywood. Other instructor: Mark Johnston.
Teaching dates 14th July 2014 - 24th August 2014
Teaching dates 8th September 2014 - 19th October 2014