This is the web page for Professor Ossiander's Math 4/564, Probability
II, taught in Winter 2017.
The course meets at 3pm MWF in Bexell 321.
Here's the syllabus and course outline for Math 4/564, Probability
Outline of Course
My office hourse are: Monday 1:00 to 2:30 and Friday 10:30am to noon
I am also available by
appointment; please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first homework assignment Homework 1
is due on
Wednesday January 16.
Please justify your reasoning clearly and
concisely. Starred problems (k*) are optional and can be turned in for extra
The second homework assignment consists of the following problems from
our textbook: Section 4.14 (7); Section 4.5 (4,5,7,8); Section 4.6 (2*, 4,
8*, 9). As always, starred problems (k*) are optional. This homework
assignment is due on Friday January 27.
MTH 464 will not meet on Monday January 23. The scheduled office hours
that day are also cancelled. There is a substitute office hour scheduled
from 1:30-2:30 on Wednesday
January 25. Please feel to email with homework questions.
The third homework is due on Friday February 3. All problems are from Section 4.7 of our text:
(1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9*).
Here's the fourth homework, due on FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17. Homework 4
Here's an outline that gives some helpful properties of the multivariate normal distribution. The Multivariate Normal
Here's the fifth homework, due on Wednesday March 1. Homework 5
The in-class midterm is scheduled for Friday March 3.
The midterm has been returned. Students can redo problems missed and
receive credit. They are due on Wednesday March 15.
There will be one final set of homework problems that will be assigned
by March 14. They will be due by Wednesday March 22. There is no final exam.
Here's the last set of homework problems. You are encouraged to visit
office hours with any questions. The last
Office during finals week are Monday and Wednesday 10 to noon and 1:30
to 3:00; Tuesday 10 to 2; and by appointment.