Math 154 Probability theory (Spring 2018)

Instructor: Sebastien Vasey
Office: Science Center 321H
Email: sebv (at) math (dot) harvard (dot) edu
Office hours: MF 4PM-5PM, SC 321H
Lectures: MWF 12PM-1PM, SC 221

Course assistant: Stefan Gramatovici
Email: sgramatovici (at) college (dot) harvard (dot) edu
Problem session: cancelled, due to not enough people showing up. If you would like it to start again, please let me know.
Office hours: During math night, M 8PM-10PM, Leverett House Dining Hall

Canvas page (for administrivia, hw solutions)

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Assignment solutions are posted regularly on Canvas.

Reading assignments

Chapter and page references refer to Grimmett and Stirzaker, Probability and random processes, third edition.

Other course documents

Other resources

Here are the references on probabilistic algorithms that were used for the last two lectures:

If you are struggling with proofs, my Concepts of Mathematics lecture notes (taken from a class I taught in 2014 at Carnegie Mellon University) could be helpful.