STA256: Probability and Statistics I

Prerequisite: MAT134H5 or MAT136H5 or MAT134Y5 or MAT135Y5 or MAT137Y5 or MAT157Y5 or 75%+ in MAT133Y5

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What is STA256 about?

STA256 is a probability course that explores probability in-depth including its role in statistical modeling. A highly recommended course for students looking to get started with ML.

Topics in STA256

  • Basic Probability
  • Random Variables
    • Continuous Random Variables
      • Probability Mass Function
      • Cumulative Distribution Function
        • Probability Distributions
        • Bernoulli Distribution
        • Poisson Distribution
        • Negative Binomial Distribution
    • Discrete Random Variables
      • Probability Density Function
      • Cumulative Distribution Function
        • Probability distributions
        • Gamma Distribution
        • Normal Distribution
  • Vectors
  • Expectation


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