The class follows closely the text Introduction to Probability, 2nd edition, by Bertsekas and Tsitsiklis, Athena Scientific, 2008; see the publisher's website or Amazon.com for more information.
While this textbook is recommended, the materials provided by this course are self-contained. Furthermore, the publisher has made available, for the purposes of this class, the summary tables that are included in the text. These can be found under the “Resources" tab, or directly by following this link . In various places within the courseware, there will also be links to specific sections and pages to the excerpts from the textbook relevant to the material at hand. These links will also take you to the e-reader, jumping directly to the specific sections and pages.
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