Rinaldo Schinazi


rschinaz "at" uccs "dot" edu


Department of Mathematics
University of Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150

Office: EAS 276


Fall 2015

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:45-1:30 or by appointment rschinaz "at" uccs "dot" edu





Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Sao Paulo, 1988.


Have been at UCCS since 1991.

Professeur at the Universite de Provence (Marseille, France) in 2001-2003







Archived lectures:

My courses MATH 341, 431,

432/532 and 533 have been videotaped and archived. Here is the

textbook information.

MATH 341 and 431. I used my own book: From Calculus to

Analysis, Birkhauser (2011).


MATH 432/532: Real anaysis and Foundations by S. Krantz (second edition) .

MATH 533: Real Analysis by G. Folland (second edition).

Data Sets

World Health Organization infant mortality data

World Health Organization complete data set


Random stuff

Should I be tested for cancer?

Maybe not and here's why

by Gilbert Welch

Misleading statistics







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1. Classical and spatial stochastic processes, Birkhauser (second edition) 2014.

This book starts with classical stochastic processes (random walks,  birth and death chains, branching processes) and then introduces the reader to some spatial processes such as percolation, cellular automaton, contact process. This is intended to be a short and  elementary introduction to a difficult subject. I have been using this as a textbook at the senior undergraduate and beginning graduate level.

2. Probability with statistical applications, Birkhauser (second edition) 2012.

This book grew out of notes for a first one semester course in probability and statistics. The focus is on fundamental examples and concepts. The number of topics is small  in order to concentrate on what I think are the fundamental ideas of the subject.

3. From Calculus to Analysis, Birkhauser 2011.

The first 4 chapters of this book deal with the tools and concepts of Calculus that are most useful in Analysis. The last 5 chapters are devoted to elementary classical analysis.

Research interests:

I use probability models to investigate questions in population biology.



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