Lecture 3 – Random Variables
Presented by Anthony D. Joseph and Suraj Rampure
Content by Anthony D. Joseph, Suraj Rampure, Ani Adhikari
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Formal definition of random variables.
Distributions of random variables.
Defining the Bernoulli and binomial distributions.
Discussing equality of random variables – equal vs. equal in distribution.
Expectation. Linearity of expectation. Sample calculations, and the expectation of the Bernoulli and binomial distributions.
Summary, and what's next.