Independence: Independent and Dependent Events 
Independence: Independent and Dependent Events
by MIT / Tom Leighton
Video Lecture 20 of 25
Copyright Information: Tom Leighton, and Marten Dijk. 6.042J Mathematics for Computer Science, Fall 2010. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed 25 Jan, 2015). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Lecture Description

Differentiates between independent and dependent events as it pertains to probability, covering applications like coin flips, the distribution of birthdays, hashing, and cryptography.

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Course Description

This course covers elementary discrete mathematics for computer science and engineering. It emphasizes mathematical definitions and proofs as well as applicable methods. Topics include formal logic notation, proof methods; induction, well-ordering; sets, relations; elementary graph theory; integer congruences; asymptotic notation and growth of functions; permutations and combinations, counting principles; discrete probability. Further selected topics may also be covered, such as recursive definition and structural induction; state machines and invariants; recurrences; generating functions.

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