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Course Detail

Course Name Probability and Statistics
Course Code 18MA301
Program M. C. A., M. C. A. ( Offered at Mysuru Campus )
Semester Three
Credits Four
Year Taught 2018
Degree Postgraduate (PG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


Probability Theory: Experiments – Outcomes- Probability- Conditional Probability and Bayes’ Theorem. Random Variables and Probability Distributions- Mean and Variance of a Distribution. Discrete and continuous distributions – Binomial- Poisson, hyper geometric – uniform and Normal Distributions – mean, variance central moments- Moment generating function – Two dimensional random variables – joint probability density-cumulative distribution – marginal probability – Statistics: Linear Correlation –correlation coefficient – properties of correlation coefficient – rank correlation coefficient – Regression – equation of linear regression – Tchebyshev’s inequality – Central Limit Theorem.

Testing of Hypothesis. Parameter and statistic – sampling distribution – Estimation and testing of hypothesis – critical region and level of significance – errors in testing of hypothesis – one-tailed and two-tailed tests – procedure for testing hypothesis – confidence interval – test of significance of large and small samples – Student’s t-distribution – Sndecor’s F distribution Chi-Square Test for Goodness of fit and Independence.

Text Books

  1. Ravichandran. J, “Probability and Statistics for Engineers”, First Edition, Wiley India, 2012.
  2. Douglas C. Montgomery and George C. Runger, “Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers”, Third Edition, John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2003.
  3. Ronald E. Walpole, “Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists”, Seventh Edition, Pearson Education, Asia, 2002.

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