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CM320X Topics in Mathematics**

**6CCM320A Topics in Mathematics**

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### Semesters 1 and 2, 2010-2011

**Game theory**

**Lecturer:** Prof A. N. Pressley

**Time and Place:** Semester 2, Weeks 1-5, Friday 3-5, S-2.08

Information Sheet

Course Notes

Homework Problems

Solutions 1

Solutions 2

Solutions 3

Solutions 4

Solutions 5

Corrected solutions to problems in last lecture

2009 Exam Solutions

2010 Exam Solutions

Markov Chains
Section on Markov Chains

** Aim of the Section**

This section aims to give an introduction to concepts and methods
of discrete Markov processes.

** Course work**
Exercises will be handed regularly

** Assessment**
The part of the exam corresponding to markov chains will
be based on theory, examples and exercises discussed during
lectures.

** Course information sheet**
Not available

** Questions and feedback**

Questions and feedback are welcome. I am always available for
discussion, although I would prefer students to come during office
hours (Friday 11:00-13:00), or appointment by email: isaac.perez_castillo@kcl.ac.uk
(phone ext: 2860)

### Lecture Notes and
Textbooks

I will mainly follow chapter 1 of Norris. I will not
provide lecture notes

**Textbooks:**
**Markov Chains,** J. R. Norris (Cambridge Series in
Statistical Mechanics and Probabilistic Mathematics)

### Problem Sheets

I will be post here problem sheets and solutions regularly:

- Definitions
and Basic Properties (Solution)

- Class
Structure (Solution)
- Hitting
Times and Absorption Probabilities (Solution)
- Recurrence
and Transience (Solution)

### Revision

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