Attendance at lectures and one of the problem sessions is required,
in that you are responsible for any course material and concepts presented there.

Lecture notes will be posted in advance but they are intended to enhance your experience in lecture, not to substitute for it.

*The text section numbers cited refer to the course textbook. *

Week | Lecture Topics | Text Sections | Assignments Due (at next Mondays class) |
---|---|---|---|

Sept 23-27 | Combinatorics, Axioms | 1.1-2.4 | Homework 1 |

Sept 20-Oct 4 | Axioms, Conditioning | 2.5-3.3 | Homework 2 |

Oct 7-11 | Conditioning, Discrete Random Variables | 3.4-4.5 | Homework 3 |

Oct 14-18 | Discrete RVs, Continuous RVs | 4.6-5.2 | Homework 4 |

Oct 21-25 | Continuous RVs, Dependent RVs | 5.3-6.1 | Homework 5 |

Oct 28-Nov 1 | Dependent Random Variables Midterm Examination: Monday, Oct 28, 7-9pm | 6.2-6.8 | Homework 6 |

Nov 4-8 | Belief Networks, Expectation | 7.1-7.3 | Homework 7 |

Nov 11-15 | Expectation | 7.4-7.6 | Homework 8 |

Nov 18-22 | Expectation, Bounds, Limit Theorems | 7.7, 8.1-8.5 | Homework 9 |

Nov 25-29 | Thanksgiving Holiday | . | . |

Dec 2-6 | Additional Topics, Course Review | 9.1-9.4 | . |

. | Final Examination: Regular Exam, Wednesday, Dec 11, 8:30-11:30am, Alternate Exam, Thursday, Dec 12, 8:30-11:30am, by prior arrangement | . | . |