STAA 561 - Probability with Applications

  • 2 credits
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Random variables, continuous and discrete distributions, expectations, joint and conditional distributions,
transformations. Applications to capture/recapture, financial and industrial models.

Students may contact Jana.Anderson@colostate.edu or by phone at (970) 491-7454 for information about this course.

This course requires proctored exams. Details will be provided in the course syllabus.

Prerequisite

Admission to M.A.S. program or written consent of instructor. This is a partial-semester course.

Important Information

Tuition includes access to lecture recordings which are available by streamed video. Lecture recordings may also be available by download or on DVD. To determine viewing options, contact the Department of Statistics degree program staff at stats_ddp@mail.colostate.edu. Visit the Department of Statistics website to learn more about what to do after registration, including creating your eID (if necessary) and accessing your course.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Probability with Applications in R, 1st Ed. (2013)
    Dobrow, Robert P.

Instructors

Benjamin Shaby

Ben.Shaby@colostate.edu

Dr. Shaby is an Associate Professor of Statistics at Colorado State University who develops statistical theory and methods to study extreme weather events and high-throughput biological experiments. He works with climate scientists, hydrologists, and wildfire scientists in academia and government to understand and mitigate the risks associated with rare, high-impact events. Dr. Shaby was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2018 and the American Statistical Association Section on Statistics and the Environment's Early Career Investigator Award in 2016. He completed his Ph.D. at Cornell University in 2009 and held postdoctoral appointments at Duke University and UC Berkeley.

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