Spring 2012 MATH 220 001 LEC

Introduction to Probabilistic Methods in Mathematic...
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 12-1P 3 EVANS (effective 01/23/12)CHORIN, A J54509
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:45 Enrolled:28 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:17 [on 05/03/12]
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Office: 911 Evans
Prerequisites: Some familiarity with differential equations and their application, or permission of the instructor.
Required Text: Chorin and Hald, Stochastic tools in mathematics and science (will be made available to the class without charge).
Recommended Reading: Will be distributed to the class.
Syllabus: Introduction to probability and stochastic processes, Brownian motion, the Fokker-Planck and Langevin equations, Feynman diagrams, equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, Monte Carlo methods, selected applications.
Course Webpage: math.berkeley.edu/~chorin/math220.html
Grading: Based on homework and projects
Homework: Homework will be assigned on the web every week.
Comments: My lecturing style is informal and I enjoy class discussion.