639-0405 – Theory of Probability (TP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Quality Management
Subject guarantorprof. RNDr. Josef Tošenovský, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
639-0405/01 1999/2000 2010/2011 6
639-0405/02 2005/2006 2018/2019 7

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1) Knowledge of elementary terms of the probability theory: random variable, random vector, random variable function 2) Understanding of properties of elementary terms and their relations 3) Creating theoretical foundation for subsequent school subjects

Teaching methods

Project work


The explanation of basic terms and methods needed when analysing experimental data and consequential subjects (mathematical statistics, econometrics, time series, design of experiments) and some other special methods of quality control. The main chapters are: random variable, random vector and function of random variable. The explanation is aimed at the description and qualities of basic terms and the possibilities of their application.

Compulsory literature:

1. PARZEN,E.: Modern Probability Theory and Its Applications. NY, J.Wiley, 1960.

Recommended literature:

1. Montgomery, D. C.: Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers. NY, Wiley, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-470-50578-6 2. Schwarzlander, H., Probability Concepts and Theory for Engineers. NY, Wiley, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-470-74855-8


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.