Taster Lecture on Probability with Peter Neal
From James Walton
This session will give you a taste of what a university lecture on probability is like. We will consider a range of problems and the techniques used to solve them. In particular, we will look at expectation and conditional probability, and we will see how useful these are. You will have the opportunity to test your intuition on some probability questions and to vote on the answers.
Speaker: Peter Neal (https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/mathematics/people/peter.neal)
Peter Neal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Nottingham. He currently teaches the first-year maths module on Probability. His main research area is the (very topical) modelling of infectious disease spread. He has interests in developing mathematical models for describing disease dynamics, and in statistical inference techniques for fitting models to data.