- Code MATH3029
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Mathematical Sciences Institute
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Mathematics
- Areas of interest Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Theoretical Physics
The course introduces probability theory, including probability spaces, random variables, conditional probability and independence, limit theorems, Markov chains, martingales, Brownian motion, and an introduction to stochastic processes. The course will emphasise practical understanding and applications as well as a solid theoretical foundation for the subject.
The course will provide a sound foundation to progress to MATH3015 (Mathematics of Finance), as well as other honours and post-graduate courses emphasizing the theory of mathematical finance and stochastic analysis.
Note: This is an HPC. It continues the development of sophisticated mathematical and probabilistic techniques and their application begun in STAT2001(HPC)
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Explain the fundamental concepts of probability theory and its position in modern mathematics and applied contexts;
2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of probability theory techniques;
3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analyzing, proving and explaining concepts from probability theory;
4. Apply problem-solving using probabilistic methods in various situations in mathematical finance.
Assessment will be based on:
- Assignments (50%; LO 1-4)
- Final examination (50%; LO 1-4)
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This course will only be offered subject to staff availability
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2745||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|