Discrete Mathematics and Probability

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Video lectures from the ‘Discrete Mathematics and Probability’ course by Ian Stark, Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh School of Informatics have been made openly available on a CC BY licence for anyone to use, re-use, and share. The lectures are suitable for second-year undergraduate students (SCQF level 8). The course covers essential mathematical topics that underlie many areas of computer science.


Week 9

Video topics cover: Continuous Random Variables; Numerical Properties of Continuous Distributions; The Normal Distribution; The Exponential Distribution.

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Week 10

Video topics cover: Transforming Random Variables; Jointly Distributed Random Variables; Expected Values, Covariance, and Correlation; Properties of Linear Combinations.

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Week 11

Video topics cover: Conditional Distributions; The Central Limit Theorem.

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