STAT211-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Random Processes

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

Description

This course introduces some of the most useful probability concepts and models that are widely used in biology, medicine, economics, finance, engineering, physics and many other areas. The models that will be covered are Markov chains and Poisson processes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to identify, formulate and solve certain probability problems;
  • understand the model assumptions and mathematical properties of some common
    random processes, which may include Markov chains, random walks, Poisson
    processes and martingales;
  • be able to use these models in simple applications.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Prerequisites

Either a) MATH199; or b) 15 points from MATH102 or EMTH118, and another 15 points from 100 level STAT, DATA, MATH, or
EMTH (excluding MATH101 and MATH110)

Restrictions

STAT216

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 465
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 465
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 James Logie 104
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
02 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Ernest Rutherford 225
26 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Philipp Wacker

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignments (x4) 40%
Final Examination 60%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $847.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Mathematics and Statistics .

All STAT211 Occurrences

  • STAT211-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024