The University of Hong Kong 

ELEC 2817 / ELEC 3847 Probability and Statistics in Engineering 
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, Ninth Edition, 2012. 

Important Dates 
First Date of Class: 2 September 2014 
Midterm Test: 7 November 2014 
Examination: 8 December 2014 

Grading Scheme 
Assignments: 5% 
Midterm Test: 25% 
Examination: 70% 






