Day/Time: | TuTh 3:30pm -- 4:45pm EST |
Location: | EGR -- Room 1102 |
Armand M. Makowski | |
Office: | AVW - 2357 |
Voice: | (301) 405 - 6844 |
Fax: | (301) 314 - 9281 |
Email: | armand@isr.umd.edu |
Day/Time: | TuTh 10:30am - 12:00noon EST |
Also by appointment |
REQUIRED TEXT: | D.P. Bertsekas and J.N. Tsitsiklis |
Introduction to Probability (Second Edition) | |
Athena Scientific (2008) | |
Nashua (NH) | |
ISBN 978-1-886529-23-6 |
Traditional outlets | Amazon | Amazon |
Barnes & Noble | Barnes & Noble | |
Ecampus' Market Place | Market Place | |
TextBookX.com | TextBookX.com | |
Buy.com | Buy.com | |
Textbooks.com | Textbooks.com |
Also, some sites allow you to rent books while others will offer e-versions to be downloaded.
Additional material and information can be found in the following books and references with coverage similar to the text by Bertsekas and Tstsiklis:
Sheldon M. Ross, A First Course in Probability (6th Edition), Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River (NJ), 2001. | |
Sheldon M. Ross, Introduction to Probability Models (10th Edition), Academic Press, 2009. | |
Sheldon M. Ross and Erol A Pekoz, A Second Course in Probability, Pekozbooks, 2007. |
On occasion lectures notes on certain topics and issues will be made available
Understand the basic rules for manipulating probability densities in the computation of event probabilities, functions of random variables and expected values.
Understand pairs of random variables, random vectors and their marginal, joint and conditional probability distributions, conditional expectations.
Understand concepts of correlation and independence.
Understand sums of random variables, use of moment generating functions, Central Limit Theorem.
Understand how means can be estimated using the sample mean; understand confidence intervals.
Topics covered include: Probability models, conditional probability, independence, counting procedures
ENEE 322: | Signal and System Theory (or equivalent) |
Homeworks will be assigned weekly (on DD) and collected (on DD); answer keys will be provided. Each assignment will contain ten (10) homework problems. Homework assignments and answer sets can be found by simply clicking here.
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Lecture notes on Basics, Set Theory , Discrete random variables .
Day/Time: | M 12:00noon -- 12:50pm EST |
Location: | EGR -- Room 1110 |
During the recitations, the TA will discuss the solutions to various exercises and review some key points of the course material. Notes used during these recitations can be found here.
Name | Sikai Qu |
Cell Ph: (301) 828 - 8378 | |
Email: skqu@umd.edu | |
Office: AVW 2458 | |
Office hours: | Room AVW 1145 |
M (2:00pm -- 3:00pm) or by appointment |
The final grade for the course will be based on performance on biweekly quizzes, two tests and a final exam; their respective contributions to the final grade are listed below. All examinations will take place in the classroom
Quizzes | Every two week | One (1) question/15 minutes during recitation. Based on the two previous homeworks | |
(10%) | On 02/11 [based on HW #1 and HW #2] | ||
On 02/25 [based on HW #3 and HW #4] | |||
On 03/11 [based on HW #5 and HW #6] | |||
On 04/01 [based on HW #7 and HW #8] | |||
On 04/15 [based on HW #9 and HW #10] | |||
On 04/29 [based on HW #11 and HW #12 ] | |||
Exam 1 | February 28 | Closed book with one-page crib sheet allowed | Answer key available here |
(25%) | Chapters 1-2 | ||
Exam 2 | April 11 | CUMULATIVE. Closed book with one-page crib sheet allowed | Answer key is now available here |
(30%) | Chapters 1-3 and Sections 4.1-4.3. | ||
Final | May 17 | CUMULATIVE. Closed book with one-page crib sheet allowed | Answer key is now available here |
(35%) | Chapters 1-4, Chapter 5 (up to Section 5.4 included) and Chapter 9 (pp. 466-478). |
01/24/2013 | First day of class | Welcome to ENEE 324H |
02/11/2013 | Quizz #1 | Based on HW #1 and HW #2 |
02/25/2013 | Quizz #2 | Based on HW #3 and HW #4 |
02/28/2013 | Test #1 | In class exam (Closed book but one-page crib sheet allowed) |
03/11/2013 | Quizz #3 | Based on HW #5 and HW #6 |
03/19/2013 | Spring Break | No class |
03/21/2013 | Spring Break | No class |
04/01/2013 | Quizz #4 | Based on HW #7 and HW #8 |
04/11/2013 | Test #2 | In class exam (CUMULATIVE: Closed book but one-page crib sheet allowed) |
04/15/2013 | Quizz #5 | Based on HW #9 and HW #10 |
04/29/2013 | Quizz #6 | Based on HW #11 and HW #12 |
05/09/2013 | Last day of class | |
05/17/2013 | Final Exam | 10:30am - 12:30noon |
BE THERE ON TIME! | ||
(CUMULATIVE. Closed book but one-page crib sheet allowed) |