18.05 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Spring 2005

Figure showing the union of disjoint events.
Figure showing the union of events. (Image courtesy of Prof. Dmitry Panchenko.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of lecture notes, as well as assignments.

Course Description

This course provides an elementary introduction to probability and statistics with applications. Topics include: basic probability models; combinatorics; random variables; discrete and continuous probability distributions; statistical estimation and testing; confidence intervals; and an introduction to linear regression.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Dmitry Panchenko

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate