Master Seminar in Stochastics


Course Objective

The aim of this course is to learn to read papers at a research level,
organize the material for a seminar talk, and to be able to explain the
mathematical concepts and ideas involved. It is also important to learn
how to
constructively participate in a research seminar.

Course Content

Each student gives two presentations about a
subject that will be decided upon at the beginning of the course.

Teaching Methods

Lecture, seminar, self-study

Method of Assessment

Attendance is compulsory. The course will be graded based on the
presentations of the students, where special attention is given to
improvement in the second lecture.
Active participation also plays a role in the grading. There will be no
opportunity for a resit exam for this

Target Audience

mMath, mSFM

Additional Information

In the fall semester, this seminar takes place at the UvA; in the spring
semester it is hosted at the VU.

Recommended background knowledge

Good overall knowledge of various fields of stochastics.

General Information

Course Code XM_41011
Credits 6 EC
Period P1+2+3+4+5
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator prof. dr. R.W.J. Meester
Examiner prof. dr. R.W.J. Meester
Teaching Staff prof. dr. R.W.J. Meester

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Lecture
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