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Week 0 Overview

Getting Started

Week 1

Course Introduction and Chapter 1

Week 2

Intersections and Conditioning

WeekDateContentNotes & Assignments
1 1/18-1/20 Wednesday: Course introduction; fundamentals (1.1)
Friday: Exact calculations; bounds (1.2)
Homework 1 (Due 1/24 at 11:59pm)
Wednesday Recap (Covered 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3)
Friday Recap (Covered 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.1.6, 1.1.7)
Friday Discussion (1/20)
2 1/23-1/27 Monday: The rules (1.3)
Wednesday: Conditioning and updating (2.1 - 2.3)
Wednesday Discussion: Ch. 1 Ex 2, 3, 4, 5
Friday: Independence (2.4, 2.5)
Homework 2 (Due 1/31 at 8:00pm)
Monday Recap (Finished Ch. 1)
Wednesday Recap (Finished 1.3, 2.1.1-2.1.3)
Friday Discussion (1/27)
3 1/30-2/3 Monday: Random variables; equality (3.1, 3.2)
Wednesday: Quiz 1 ; Basic counting; random counts: binomial
Friday: Binomial, continued

4 2/6-2/10 Monday: Random counts: hypergeometric
Wednesday: The CDF; random counts: geometric
Friday: Exponential approximations

5 2/13-2/17 Monday: Law of small numbers: Poisson
Wednesday: Expectation
Friday: Additivity; method of indicators

6 2/20-2/24 Monday: President's Day, no class
Wednesday: Unbiased estimators
Friday: Expectation by conditioning

7 2/27-3/3 Monday: overflow material
Wednesday: Review
Friday: Midterm (in class) on chapters 1-5

8 3/6-3/10 Monday: Standard deviation, tail bounds; additivity
Wednesday: Variance of binomial and hypergeometric
Friday: Large samples: law of large numbers

9 3/13-3/17 Monday: Central Limit Theorem
Wednesday: CLT continued
Friday: Confidence intervals

10 3/20-3/24 Monday: Testing hypotheses
Wednesday: Quiz 2 ; Probability density
Friday: Expectation and variance revisited

11 4/3-4/7 Monday: The exponential distribution
Wednesday: Exponential, continued
Friday: The normal distribution

12 4/10-4/14 Monday: Comparing two samples
Wednesday: Quiz 3 ; Estimation: bias and variance
Friday: More on bias and variance

13 4/17-4/21 Monday: Correlation and the regression line
Wednesday: Regression effect; residuals
Friday: Properties of residuals

14 4/24-4/28 Monday: Inference in regression
Wednesday: Inference in regression
Friday: Conclusion