A random variable is a mathematical formalization of a quantity or object which depends on random events. It is a function from possible outcomes to a measurable space, often the real numbers. It can be discrete or absolutely continuous and can be used to represent uncertainty or chance.

University of Washington

Winter 2022

This course dives deep into the role of probability in the realm of computer science, exploring applications such as algorithms, systems, data analysis, machine learning, and more. Prerequisites include CSE 311, MATH 126, and a grasp of calculus, linear algebra, set theory, and basic proof techniques. Concepts covered range from discrete probability to hypothesis testing and bootstrapping.

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Fall 2022

CS 70 presents key ideas from discrete mathematics and probability theory with emphasis on their application in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. It addresses a variety of topics such as logic, induction, modular arithmetic, and probability. Sophomore mathematical maturity and programming experience equivalent to an Advanced Placement Computer Science A exam are prerequisites.

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+ 32 more conceptsBrown University

Spring 2023

CSCI 0220 provides a foundation in discrete math and probability theory. Key topics include logic, set theory, number theory, combinatorics, graph theory, and probability. No prior math background assumed. Aims to develop problem solving, communication, and collaboration skills. Introduces new concepts and ways of thinking to enable analyzing problems arising in computer science. Beginner-friendly introduction to core mathematical concepts underlying many aspects of CS.

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+ 26 more conceptsStanford University

Spring 2023

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