The midterm examination will be given on Monday, October 27 from 7-9pm in NVIDIA Auditorium..
The topics for the exam are listed in the Examination Study Guide posted on the Handouts page.
The exam is open-book and open-notes with any materials from this quarter's class. You may use your solutions to Homework 5 during the exam, so we will be collecting Homework 5 along with your exam solutions.
No electronic devices are permitted so calculations will be kept as simple as possible, and you will receive complete credit for setting up the calculations clearly and correctly, even if you do not carry them out.
By student request, we have posted the 2013 midterm for your review on the Handouts page. Note that we will not be providing solutions.
Class meets Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9:30-10:45, in Herrin T175.
The syllabus, study guide, lecture notes, and solution sets are posted on the
Handouts page.
There will be problem sessions starting Friday, Sept 26 at 1:15 and 2:15 in 200-030, and Sunday, Sept 28 7-9pm in Thornton 110.
Office Hours are:
Mondays, 8:45-9:30am (in the classroom)
Wednesdays, 8:45-9:30am (in the classroom)
Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30pm, Huang 219
Thursdays, noon-1:30pm, Huang 218
Fridays, 8:45-9:30am (in the classroom)
Students can register for the class on Axess but not for sections. Do not be alarmed by the warning that there is no capacity in the sections.
It is intended for undergraduate students and should be taken for five units.
Graduate students in MS&E should enroll in a similar but separate course, MS&E 220.
Topics include axioms of probability, probability trees, belief networks, random variables, distributions, conditioning, inference, expectation, change of variables, and limit theorems.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 51.