This website is designed to host course material for STAT 330 - Probability and Statistics for Computer Science at Iowa State University.

This course meets

Office hours are

  • Instructor: TBD on Zoom
  • TA: TBD

Textbook

The optional textbook for this course is

Here are some free resources that can be used:

Other resources:

Software

No software is required for this course, but the instructor will use the Statistical Software R when demonstrating concepts in class. The instructor will be using RStudio as the interface to R.

Install links:

Course Description

Topics from probability and statistics applicable to computer science. Basic probability; Random variables and their distributions; Stochastic processes including Markov chains; Queuing models; Basic statistical inference; Introduction to regression.

Prerequisite

MATH 166

Q&A

Please use the Canvas discussion forum.

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Recommendations

This course abides by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Recommendations.