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Lectures

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9:30-10:45, in 380-380C

Problem Sessions

Fridays at 1:15-2:05 and 2:15-3:05 in Thornton 110

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.

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 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
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