EE 178 – Probabilistic Systems Analysis

Tsachy Weissman, Stanford University, Autumn 2014


First lecture on Tuesday, September 23.

Course Outline

Probability is the tool for modeling and analyzing systems in which uncertainty, noise, and randomness prevail. Its engineering applications permeate communications, signal and multi-media processing, networking, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. This class provides an introduction to the basic concepts of probability and some of its applications in Electrical Engineering and related fields.

Class Times and Locations

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:15–3:30PM, Y2E2 111.

  • Discussion session: Thursday 5:00pm–6:15pm, EDUC 206.


  • October 23rd, Thursday, 7–9pm, Y2E2 111.


  • December 11th, Thursday, 7–10pm.