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NPTEL: Probability Foundations for Electrical engineers

 with  R Aravind and Andrew Thangaraj

This course will introduce the basic foundational aspects of probability theory primarily to an electrical engineering audience. In communications, signal processing and networking applications, probability theory and models play a vital role in design and implementation. This course will prepare a student to take courses such as Digital/Wireless Communications, Adaptive Signal Processing and Communication Networks.

Syllabus

WEEK 1: Probability space: Experiments, sample space, events
WEEK 2: Conditional probability: Baye’s rule
WEEK 3: Independence: Independent and dependent events, conditional independence
WEEK 4: Discrete random variables: PMF, important discrete distributions
WEEK 5: Continuous random variables: PDF, CDF, important continuous distributions
WEEK 6: Multiple random variables: Joint distribution, independence
WEEK 7: Transformation of random variables: CDF method, PDF method
WEEK 8: Expectations: mean, variance, correlation, covariance

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Calendar 8 weeks long

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