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Lectures

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-11:20, in Education 128

Problem Sessions

Fridays at 9:30-10:20 and 10:30-11:20 in Education 128
Sundays 7-9pm in Thornton 110

Attendance at lectures and at least 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.

Office Hours

Office hours for the Professor and Teaching Assistants are posted on the course home page.


Schedule

The current schedule for the course is given below.

The text section numbers cited refer to the course textbook.

Week Lecture Topics Text Sections Assignments Due (at next Mondays class)
Sept 21-23 Combinatorics, Axioms 1.1-2.4 Homework 1
Sept 28-30 Axioms, Conditioning 2.5-3.3 Homework 2
Oct 5-7 Conditioning, Discrete Random Variables 3.4-4.5 Homework 3
Oct 12-14 Discrete RVs, Continuous RVs 4.6-5.3 Homework 4
Oct 19-21 Continuous RVs, Dependent RVs 5.4-6.1 Homework 5
Oct 26-28 Dependent Random Variables
Midterm Examination: Mon 7-9pm
6.2-6.8 Homework 6
Nov 2-4 Belief Networks, Expectation 7.1-7.3 Homework 7
Nov 9-11 Expectation 7.4-7.6 Homework 8
Nov 16-18 Expectation, Bounds, Limit Theorems 7.7, 8.1-8.5 Homework 9
Nov 23-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 30, Dec 2 Additional Topics, Course Review 9.1 .
Wed, Dec 9 Final Examination, 8:30-11:30am