Probability - Ma144a - Fall 2017


Instructor. Omer Tamuz, Baxter 213. Office hours will be held after class on Wednesdays, from 2 to 3.

Teaching assistant: Pooya Vahidi Ferdowsi. Office hours will be held on Wednesdays, 7pm to 8pm, at 119 DOWNS.

Lectures. Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, 1 to 2, at Baxter B125.

Syllabus. Basics of measure theory, laws of large numbers, central limit theorems, martingales, random walks, percolation, branching processes, ergodic theory.

Lecture notes. Complete lecture notes are available for this course. Note that this is not a textbook, but the actual notes used to give the lectures.

Homework. Collaboration on homework is encouraged, but individually written solutions are required. Also, please name all collaborators and sources of information on each assignment; any such named source may be used. And don't plagiarize!

Problem sets will be due every Thursday at noon. The drop box for problem sets is in DOWNS between rooms 113 and 119.