18.440 Probability and Random Variables Spring 2007
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## 18.440 Spring 2007 Calendar

Lecture Day and Date Topic Reading Due
 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
 W 2/7/07 F 2/9/07 M 2/12/07 W 2/14/07 F 2/16/07 T 2/20/07 W 2/21/07 F 2/23/07 M 2/26/07 W 2/28/07 F 3/2/07 M 3/5/07 W 3/7/07 F 3/9/07 M 3/12/07 W 3/14/07 F 3/16/07 M 3/19/07 W 3/21/07 F 3/23/07 M 4/2/07 W 4/4/07 F 4/6/07 M 4/9/07 W 4/11/07 F 4/13/07 W 4/18/07 F 4/20/07 M 4/23/07 W 4/25/07 F 4/27/07 M 4/30/07 W 5/2/07 F 5/4/07 M 5/7/07 W 5/9/07 F 5/11/07 M 5/14/07 W 5/16/07 W 5/23/07
 Introduction Combinatorics Sample Space, Events, Axioms of Probability Inclusion-Exclusion, Equally likely Outcomes, Paradox Independent Events, Conditional Probability Bayes' Rule Conditioning events Discrete Random Variables, PMF Expected Value, Variance, Geometric, Pascal Distributions: Bernouli, Binomial, Gaussian/Normal Distributions: Poisson; Game Show Problem Cumulative Distribution Function Hypergeometric Random Variable; Match Problem Continuous Random Variables, PDF Review and Practice Test Quiz 1 Distributions: Uniform, Gaussian/Normal Distributions: Exponential Functions of a R.V. and the Random Chord problem Distributions: Erlang Joint random variables Independence and Conditional Distribution Sums of Independent R.V. Order Stats, Buffon's needle Functions of Joint R.V., Stick Break Problem Review and Practice Test Quiz 2 Sample Mean, Sample Variance Conditional Expectation, Interated Expectation Conditional Variance Moment Generating Functions Correlations, Covariance; Random Sums of R.V. Markov, Chebyshev, Chernoff Inequalities Central Limit Theorem; Convergence of Distributions Law of Large Numbers, Jensen's Inequality Sequential Choice Poisson Process Markov Chains Random Walks Final Exam
 1.1-1.4 1.5-1.6 2.1-2.3 2.4-2.6 3.1-3.2 3.3-3.4 3.5 4.1-4.2 4.3-4.5 4.6 4.8 4.7,4.9 4.8.3 5.1 Quiz 1 5.2-5.4 5.5.0 5.7 5.6.1 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.2, 6.6 6.7 Quiz 2 7,2, 7.4 7.5-7.5.2 7.5.4 7.7 7.7 8.2, 8.5 8.3-8.4 8.4-8.5 7.5.3 9.1 9.2 Final Exam
 Problem Set 1 Problem Set 2 Problem Set 3 Problem Set 4 Quiz 1 Problem Set 5 Problem Set 6 Problem Set 7 Quiz 2 Problem Set 8 Problem Set 9 Problem Set 10 Final Exam