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Undergraduate Courses 36-410
Introduction to Probability Models

Spring: 9 units

An introductory-level course in stochastic processes. Topics typically include Poisson processes, Markov chains, birth and death processes, random walks, recurrent events, and renewal theory. Examples are from reliability theory, queuing theory, inventory theory, and various applications in the social and physical sciences. Prerequisite: 36-217 or 36-225