Welcome to CIS 2033, Computational Probability and Statistics!
Lecture notes, homework assignments, MATLAB assignments, and homework and quiz solutions will be collected on this page as we progress through the semester.
Please note that while the lecture slides will be posted on this page as we progress through the semester, you will also be expected to complete the reading assignments from the textbook on a weekly basis. The lecture slides should only be treated as a mnemonic summary of what had been discussed in class, not as a single source from which to learn probability and statistics. As outlined in the syllabus, attendance, note-taking, class participation, and regular practice in solving the assigned problems are keys to success in your class.
Slide Credits: Some slides are modified versions of the original slides by John N. Tsitsiklis, who has made them available for use under the MIT licence. Some slides are modified versions of slides used by professor Latecki in previous runs of this course.
Lecture 1, August 29.
Welcome to your first class! We'll get to know each other and discuss what to expect from this class and from one another during the semester.
Lecture 2, August 31.
Lecture 3, September 6.
Lecture 4, September 8.
Lecture 5, September 13.
Lecture 6, September 15.
- Homework 3 is due on Thursday, September 22.
- Birthday problem, Newton-Pepys, and other intresting applications of basic counting. Binomial probabilities.
- Video recording failed today. Hope people took very careful notes, as always.
Lecture 7, September 20.
Lecture 8, September 22.
Lectures 9 - 10, September 27, 29.
Lectures 11 - 12, October 4, 6.
Lectures 13 - 14, October 13.
Week of October 17 - Midterm.
Midterm Performance Distribution Chart
Lectures 16 - 17, October 25, 27.
November 1, 3 - Lectures 18, 19.
November 8, 10 - Lectures 20, 21.
November 15, 17 - Lectures 22, 23.
November 29 - December 1.
December 5 December 6.