Course Archives Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit
Course: Probability Theory III
Instructor: Siva Athreya
Room: G23
Level: Undergraduate
Time: Currently offered
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Syllabus: (Introduction to Stochastic Processes)Discrete Markov chains with countable state space. Classification of states-recurrences, transience, periodicity. Stationary distributions, reversible chains. Several illustrations including the Gamblers Ruin problem, queuing chains, birth and death chains etc. Poisson process, continuous time markov chain with countable state space, continuous time birth and death chains.

Reference Texts:
1. P. G. Hoel, S. C. Port and C. J. Stone: Introduction to Stochastic Processes
2. S. M. Ross: Stochastic Processes
3. J. G. Kemeny, J. L. Snell and A. W. Knapp: Finite Markov Chains
4. D. L. Isaacsen and R. W. Madsen: Markov Chains, Theory and Applications

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Midterm Exam 30 marks
Assignment 20 marks
Final Exam 50 marks
Total 100 marks

Past Exams
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Supplementary and Back Paper
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