## 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 cannot 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., in Angell Hall Auditorium D

### 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
Solutions to the second midterm exam
Solutions to the first midterm exam

Last updated December 7, 2017