The University of Hong Kong 

ELEC 2811 Probability and Statistics 
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 




Course Overview 
Probability, random variables, mathematical expectation,
functions of random variables, fundamental sampling distributions,
sample estimation problems, hypothesis testing, linear
regression. 




Textbook 
Required Text: 
Probability and Statistics for Engineers and
Scientists, R. E. Walpole, R. H. Myers, S. L. Myers, and K. Ye,
Pearson Prentice Hall, Eighth Edition, 2007. 

Important Dates 
First Date of Class: 3 September 2010 
Midterm Test: 5 November 2010 
Final Examination: 13 December 2010 

Grading Scheme 
Assignments: 5% 
Midterm Test: 20% 
Examination: 75% 






