# Statistics 217: Introduction to Stochastic Processes

**Instructor: **Yumeng Zhang, yumengzh@stanford.edu

**Lecture:** MWF 9:30-10:20, at 200-205

** Office Hours:**
Wednesday Friday 10:30-11:30

**Teaching Assistants: **
Sky Cao (skycao@stanford),
Andy Tsao (andytsao@stanford)

**TA's office hour: **
TBD

The required textbook is Pinsky and Karlin's book entitled,
An Introduction to Stochastic Modeling, 4th edition.

(The 3rd edition has the same content but differs in some of the exercises. Use at you own discretion.)

For a course syllabus, click on syllabus.
## Class Schedule and Problem Sets

*Lecture 1, Jan 8: * Course introduction and Review of elementary probability.

*Lecture 2, Jan 10: * Review of elementary probability (cont.).