2008 BasicProbabilityTheory AME598

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Subject Headings: Probability Theory, Course.



A random variable X is a function that assigns a real number, X(ζ), to each outcome ζ in the sample space of a random experiment. … Let SX be the set of the sample space. … X(ζ) can be considered as a new random experiment with outcomes X(ζ) as a function of ζ, the outcome of the original experiment.

Sample Space (S): defined as the set of all possible outcomes from a random experiment.

A random experiment is an experiment in which the outcome varies in a unpredictable fashion when the experiment is repeated under the same condition. … A random experiment is specified by stating an experimental procedure and a set of one or more measurements or observations. … Examples:

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2008 BasicProbabilityTheory AME598Gang QianBasic Probability Theoryhttp://ame2.asu.edu/faculty/qian/Teaching/AME598-F08/AME598-SF-ProbabilityTheory-fall08.ppt