Probability theory

Description

The branch of mathematics concerned with the analysis of random phenomena.

Alternative labels

probable correctness theory
probable theory
theory of probability
theory of probable occurrence of events

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Probability theory is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer: Gambling, betting and lottery quality assurance engineers design and plan methods to test the gambling, the lottery or betting games. They execute the tests. These games can be both for public or for private audience, and the tests are for both online and land-based gaming.

Optional knowledge

Probability theory is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Language engineer: Language engineers work within the field of computing science, and more specifically in the field of natural language processing. They aim to close the gap in translation between accurate human translations to machine-operated translators. They parse texts, compare and map translations, and improve the linguistics of translations through programming and code.
Application engineer: Application engineers deal with the technical requirements, management, and design for the development of various engineering applications, such as systems, new product designs, or the improvements of processes. They are responsible for the implementation of a design or process improvement, they offer technical support for products, answer questions about the technical functionality and assist the sales team.

 


 

References

  1. Probability theory – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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