Stat C205A/ Math C218A. Probability Theory. TTh 2:00pm-3:30pm in 334 Evans.

Stat C205A/ Math C218A. Probability Theory.

Tue-Thu 2:00pm-3:30pm in Evans 334.



GENERAL INFORMATION.

Instructor: Shirshendu Ganguly (sganguly at berkeley dot edu).
Office hours Thu 4:30p-6:30p in Evans 401.

GSI: Zsolt Bartha (bartha at berkeley dot edu). Office hours Wed, Fri 12-1pm. Discussion section Fri 11am-12. (tentative)

Materials, including homework assignments, will be posted to bcourses. If you cannot access the site, email the instructor with your at berkeley. edu address.

PREREQUISITES. To take this course you should have some background in real analysis and probability.

Please include "MATH 218A/STAT 205A", and your SID in the subject line of all emails.


REFERENCES.
(PTE) Probability: Theory and Examples, by R. Durrett, available online.
More soon.



HOMEWORK.
To be uploaded on Gradescope. Please be considerate of the grader: write solutions neatly.
At the top of the first page, write clearly the following information: your name, student ID number, Berkeley email address,
the course name (MATH 218A/STAT 205A), and the names of any other students with whom you discussed the assignment. Please also indicate if you are currently waitlisted.

Collaboration Policy
You should first attempt to solve homework problems on your own.
If you are having trouble, you may discuss with others. You are expected to write down your solutions alone.

GRADES
Your final grade will consist of {50% homework, 50% final}.
No late homework will be accepted. Due dates will be announced with the homework.
Missing the final will automatically result in an F grade. There will be no rescheduling (early/late/repeat).
All students will be graded under the same scheme, regardless of late enrollment.

SCHEDULE.
For a weekly update see bcourses.


A tentative list of topics to be covered will be posted soon.