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Lectures

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9:30-10:45, in Herrin T175

Problem Sessions

Fridays at 1:15-2:05 and 2:15-3:05 in 200-030
Sundays 7-9pm 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 22-26 Combinatorics, Axioms 1.1-2.4 Homework 1
Sept 29-Oct 3 Axioms, Conditioning 2.5-3.3 Homework 2
Oct 6-10 Conditioning, Discrete Random Variables 3.4-4.5 Homework 3
Oct 13-17 Discrete RVs, Continuous RVs 4.6-5.2 Homework 4
Oct 20-24 Continuous RVs, Dependent RVs 5.3-6.1 Homework 5
Oct 27-31 Dependent Random Variables
Midterm Examination: Monday, Oct 27, 7-9pm
6.2-6.8 Homework 6
Nov 3-7 Belief Networks, Expectation 7.1-7.3 Homework 7
Nov 10-14 Expectation 7.4-7.6 Homework 8
Nov 17-21 Expectation, Bounds, Limit Theorems 7.7, 8.1-8.5 Homework 9
Nov 24-28 Thanksgiving Holiday . .
Dec 1-5 Additional Topics, Course Review 9.1-9.4 .
. Final Examination:
Monbday, Dec 8, 8:30-11:30am
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