## Math 525: Probability

### Instructor: Alexander Barvinok

### Time and place:

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m., 271 Weiser Hall
Office: 1858 East Hall, e-mail: barvinok@umich.edu

### Office hours:

Tuesday 1 - 2 p.m., Wednesday 2 - 3 p.m.,
Thursday 2 - 3 p.m. or by appointment or by chance in 1858 East Hall

### Text:

Geoffrey R. Grimmett and David R. Stirzaker,
*Probability and Random Processes, 3rd edition, *
Oxford University Press, 2001

### Calculator/computer policy:

Calculators/computers are not
allowed on exams or quizzes.

### Grading:

The final grade will be computed from the
following:
Homework: 20 %

Quizzes: 10 %

Two midterm exams: 20 % each

Final exam: 30 %

Homework problem sets will be given once a week, to be turned in the
following week. No late homeworks will be accepted. Similarly,
quizzes can not be made up.

### Exams:

First midterm exam: Thursday, October 12, in class

Second midterm exam: Thursday, November 16, in class

Final exam: Friday, December 15, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

### Mathematics Department Policy on Testing Accommodations:

If you think you need an accommodation for a disability, please let me know as soon as possible. In particular, a Verified Individualized Services and Accommodations (VISA) form must be provided to me at least *two weeks* prior to the need for a test/quiz accommodation. The Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Office
(G664 Haven Hall) issues VISA forms.

Graded Homework Assignments
Solutions to quizzes

Last updated October 10, 2017