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  ECE 341 - Probability and Random Processes for Engineers

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: Credit or concurrent registration in 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.


  • 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
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