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MA686G: Stochastic Processes (Fall 2017)

Calendar Description

A detailed examination of a special topic not covered by the Department’s regular course offerings. The topic and evaluation scheme must be approved by the Department.


Permission of the Department of Mathematics.


Professor G. (Joe) Campolieti (PhD)
Office location: LH3073 (Lazaridis Hall)
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., other times by appointment only.
Email: gcampoli@wlu.ca


Monday and Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. in 2C15 (Arts Building)


Kapinsky, M.A. and Karlin, S. (2011). An Introduction to Stochastic Modeling, 4th Edition, Academic Press, or the 3rd edition of this textbook, by Howard M. Taylor and S. Karlin.


Students may use a non-programmable, non-graphing calculator on course tests and the final examination.


Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA686G MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.


A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignments: 25%
  • Midterm Exam (Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, 80 minutes, in class): 35%
  • Final Exam (2.5 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 40%

Students must achieve a score of at least 40% of the marks available on the final examination to be eligible to pass the course. The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA686G and is provided for the convenience of students.