Literature:
· [DeGr12] M. H. DeGroot, M. J. Schervish, Probability and Statistics, 4th Edition, 2012. (Previous editions are also OK).
· [LeGar08] A. LeonGarcia, Probability, Statistics and Random Processes for Electrical Engineering, 3rd Edition 2008. (Previous editions are also OK).
· There are dozens of additional similar suitable texts.
Section 
Outline 
Lecture Notes in Brief 
Supplementary Reading 
Short Exercises and
Tutorial Material 
Starred Exercises 
Comments and additional
links 
0 
Mathematical review 
tutorial
only 
[DeGr12]
1.4 (pp 615) 


1 
Introduction: Sampling a
proportion, proportions and probability, random variables, errors in
sampling, simulation. 
[DeGr12]
1.11.3 (pp 16) 


2 
Sampling distributions:
Independence, Binomial, HyperGeometric and Gaussian (Normal) distributions
as well as the central limit theorem. 
[DeGr12]
2.2 (pp 66 – 75) 
A normal distribution
table: NORMALTABLE.pdf 

3 
Point Estimation,
Confidence intervals and statistical tests. 
[DeGr12]
8.5 (pp 485494) 
test1_May9_2011.pdf
(mechanical) HWProject1.pdf
(mechatronics) 

4 
Jointly distributed random
variables. 
Lecture_4_partB.pdf (mechatronics) 
[DeGr12]
3.43.5 (pp 118 – 141) 
BivariateGaussianRandomVariables  Simple Nice Demo BivariateNormalDistribution Demo 2 BivariateNormalDistribution Demo 3 

5s 
Linear Statistical Models
– Part A 
[DeGr12]
9.59.6 (pp 576596) 
no tutorial material for
this section 


6s 
Linear Statistical Models
– Part B 
Confidence
Interval for Regression Demo test2_May26_2011.pdf (mechanical) 

5p 
Second order processes
– Part A 
[LeGar08]
9.19.2 (pp 487497) 
no
tutorial material for this section 
HWProject2.pdf
(mechatronics) 

6p 
Second order processes
– Part B 