Tuesday, Oct 30th
Wednesday, Dec 12th
PSet #3 has been released! It uses real probability density functions from the IPCC Climate Change report, has you predict elections and analyze a bloom filter (a probabilistic datastructure).
PSet #2 has been released! Calculate the updated belief of the locaiton of a cell phone and hypothesize the genetic relationship between bats and whether they carry Ebola.
Stanford offers a free tutoring service for CS109 students called VPTL tutoring! It is ideal if you want to ask about a question/topic/problem in more detail than we have time for in OH. Book appointments here.
For pset submission in CS109 we are using gradescope. The entry code is MK3EGN.
If you're new to Gradescope, you can join the class by going to https://gradescope.com/ and clicking the button in the top right marked "Sign Up for Free." Select "Student," then enter the entry code, your full name, email address, and 8 digit student id.
Once you have a Gradescope account, click "Enroll in Course" button on the bottom right and enter our course code.
If you have any questions, feel free to post on Piazza.
Please sign up for section by filling out this form:
Once a week you are going to meet in a small group section. We are going to find the best weekly time for everyone. Section sign ups will close on Saturday at 11:59pm. Preferences are not first come first serve.
PSet #1 has been released! It is due next Firday, Oct 5th at 1:00pm. Submission will be via gradescore. Further submission instructions will come out next week. Office hours will start tomorrow, and the office hour calendar will have times and locations.
You can optionally write up your problem sets using LaTex. See this intro to LaTex, and the LaTex code used to generate it. Though you may install LaTeX, it is often much easier to use an online LaTeX editor. A great option is: overleaf.com.
Welcome to CS109! We are looking forward to a fun quarter. Class starts Monday Sept 24th at 1:30pm in 420-040.
We put together some handouts to help you understand where we are going to go in CS109 and how we plan to get there.
The Administrivia handout has details on course logistics. Read this to get a sense for what CS109 is going to entail.
The Course Schedule page shows you the topics that we are going to cover in CS109 and the corresponding readings. We will also post materials from lecture on the schedule page.
The Staff / Office Hour page has contact information for TAs and the office hour calendar. Office hours will start this Thursday.