Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
MAT331 Probability 5 4 0 0 4 8
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Muhammed ULUDAĞ (Email)
Objective The aim of this course is to learn the definitions, examples and the properties of discrete and continuous random variables and to be able to use them in probability calculations.
Content Combinatorial analysis, Axioms of probability, Conditional probability and independence, Random variables, Continuous random variables, Jointly distributed random variables, Properties of expectation, Limit theorems.
Course Learning Outcomes To know the definitions , the examples and the properties of discrete and continuous random variables
To be able to calculate the expected value and the standard deviation of the random variables
To be able to use the random variables in the probability calculations.
To understand and to be able to use the limit theorems
Teaching and Learning Methods Lecture, discussion, problem solving
References Initiation aux Probabilités, Sheldon Ross
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Permutations and combinations, Sample space and events, Axioms of Probability
2 Conditional probability, Bayes' Formula, Random variables, Discrete random variables
3 Expected Value, Expectation of a Function of a random variable, Variance
4 The Bernoulli and binomial random variables, The Poisson random variable, Other discrete probability distributions
5 Continuous random variables and their expectation and variance
6 The uniform random variable, Normal random variables, Exponential random variables
7 The distribution of a Function of a random variable, Midterm Examination
8 Joint distribution functions, Independent random variables, Sums of independent random variables
9 Conditional Distributions, Joint probability distribution of functions of random variables
10 Properties of expectation, Expectation of sums of random variables, Moments of the number of events that occur
11 Covariance, Variance of sums and Correlations
12 Conditional expectation and prediction, Moment generating Functions
13 Chebyshev’s inequality, The weak law of large numbers,
14 The central limit theorem, The strong law of large numbers
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 7 60
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 40
Toplam 8 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 4 10
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 2 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 7 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 understands principles of deductive reasoning; has experience to verify well-foundedness and exactness of mathematical statements in systematic ways; X
2 can properly state and use concepts and results of major mathematical interest; X
3 masters current computational techniques and algorithms; has a good ability in their use; can identify relevant tools, among those one has learned, suitable to solve a problem and is able to judge whether or not one is in possession of these tools; X
4 is able to express one’s mathematical ideas in an organised way both in written and oral forms; X
5 understands relations connecting substantial concepts and results; can switch from one viewpoint to another on mathematical objects (pictures, formulae, precise statements, heuristic trials, list of examples,...); X
6 has followed individually a guided learning strategy; has pursued steps toward the resolution of unfamiliar problems;
7 has a theoretical and practical knowledge in computer science well adapted for learning a programming language;
8 has investigated the relevance of modeling and using mathematical tools in natural sciences and in the professional life; is conscious about historical development of mathematical notions;
9 has followed introduction to some mathematical or non-mathematical disciplines after one’s proper choice; had experience to learn selected subjects according to one’s proper arrangement; X
10 masters French language as well as other foreign languages, to a level sufficient to study or work abroad. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 4 56
Working Hours out of Class 14 4 56
Assignments 4 2 8
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 30 30
Quiz 2 10 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 190
Total Workload / 25 7,60
Credits ECTS 8
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