**Description:** Credit 3. Probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, transformation of random variables, expectation, generating functions, statistical inference, hypothesis testing, estimation, random processes, stationarity, applications.
**Prerequisite:** ECE 310
**Textbooks:** Probability and Stochastic Processes: A friendly introduction for Electrical and Computer Engineers, by R.D. Yates and D.J. Goodman, (First Edition) John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
**References:** Introduction to Probability and Random Processes, J.I. Aunon and V. Chandrasekar, McGraw-Hill, 1997.
Probability and Random Processes for Electrical Engineers, by Y. Viniots, McGraw-Hill, 1998.
**Topics:**
Probability Random Variables Discrete and Continuous Distributions Joint and Conditional Densities Transformation of Random Variables Expected Values and Moment Generating Functions Hypothesis Testing Estimation in Communications Random Processes, Gaussian and Poisson Arrival Process Autocorrelation and Stationarity Applications (examples: packet-switched networks, biomedical systems, communication in noise, data compression, radar |