Midterm

Date: Monday, October 27th Wednesday, November 5, 7:00-9:00pm (changed on 9/23 to accmomodate room conflict)
Location: 420-041

Alternate: Exam for students also taking CS229 (conflicting midterm): Thursday, November 6, noon-2pm, Gates 100. Note this is only for students enrolled in CS229.

Topics Coverage:

  • Primary emphasis on PSets 1-3
  • Some coverage (light) of lectures after PSet 3, up to lecture on 10/24
  • The Quick Reference Guide gives you some idea which topics I think are most important, though nothing replaces the practical application practice of the PSets.

Practice Exam: PDF, Solutions

Notes Policy: You are allowed one page TWO PAGES, front and back, of notes (typed or handwritten). The quick reference guide will NOT be included in the exam in its entirety, so you should copy into your notes anything from the quick reference guide that you want to have. The one part of the quick reference guide that WILL be included in the exam are the boxes giving the vital information for each distribution (Bernoullii, Binomial, Poisson, Uniform, etc.)[link to boxes page that will be included]. Here is the raw MSWord of the quick reference guide in case you want to use its typed formulas.

"Dress Rehearsal" Practice Exam: There will be a dress rehearsal practice exam on Sunday, November 2, 7-9pm. in Herrin T175. This will be a chance to take a practice exam (not the one linked above) in a realistic exam setting. TAs and/or I will be on hand to answer questions. The exam will be posted after the dress rehearsal session, so if you can't make it you can still practice. Exam, Solutions.

Homework #4 Problems to Study! The most relevant problems are 2, 4, and 6. See also the dress rehearsal practice midterm problems. Here are solutions to 2, 4, 6.

Review Session None of the TAs are able to do a review session on Monday. We will do a review in class on Monday, as planned, and Kevin's office hours Wednesday night are moved to Tuesday night, so you can stop by there with questions for review.

Exam Solutions Exam solutions PDF

Final

Date: Friday, December 12th, 8:30am-11:30am
Location: 200-002

Practice Exam: PDF, Solutions

Dress Rehearsal Practice Exam: MONDAY Dec 8, 7-10pm in 370-370. PDF, Solutions

Updated Quick Reference Guide: The quick reference guide has been updated through Bayesian estimation. All that remains is Bayes coding and Logistic Regression coding. PDF, Word docx.

Notes Policy: You are allowed one page TWO PAGES THREE pages, front and back, of notes (typed or handwritten). The quick reference guide will NOT be included in the exam in its entirety, so you should copy into your notes anything from bring a copy of the quick reference guide. The one part of the quick reference guide that WILL be included in the exam are the boxes giving the vital information for each distribution (Bernoullii, Binomial, Poisson, Uniform, etc.)[link to boxes page that will be included]. Here is the raw MSWord of the quick reference guide in case you want to use its typed formulas.

IMPORTANT: No alternate exams will be offered (except OAE). Do not take this course if you are not able to attend the exam at the scheduled time.