1A+Introduction+Student+Version

1A+Introduction+Student+Version - MS&E 220 Probabilistic...

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1 Probabilistic Analysis Lecture 1A Introduction and Examples Samuel S. Chiu Stanford University HONOR CODE HouseKeeping: on info sheet • Teaching staff, access/help • Course website • Lectures: slides, in-class exercises • Tutorial sessions • Web-based session for SCPD students • Review sessions: mid-quarter and before the final • HW, Quiz, Take-Home, Final • HW submission and retrieval • Grading • Email responses
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2 Meet by appointments as well • Professor Samuel Chiu (T, Th, 11AM-Noon) – Huang 259, 776-7721 samchiu@stanford.edu • Teaching Assistants – Abra Jeffers, abra@stanford.edu – Cindie Wu, cindiewu@stanford.edu – Thomas Hansmann, thomas.hansmann@stanford.edu • Course administrator – Roz Morf, Huang 339A, 723-4173 Course web page and Video • Accessible to registered students: http://coursework.stanford.edu • Recorded lectures: http://cetus.stanford.edu SCPD students • A special SCPD folder on course website with relevant information • SCPD contact: Abra Jeffers • In-class exercises: They will be accessible on course website. You will do them while you attend/watch the lectures.
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3 Course Information • Read course info handout as well as course calendar – you are responsible to know how the class is run. • We will communicate to you via email as needed. • You are responsible to check the course website for class information • Ignorance of the rules is not an excuse. • We will not, as a rule, distribute physical copies of handouts – except for strategic reasons • Questions? Text Manuscript • Probabilistic Analysis: Structuring, Processing and Communicating Probabilistic Information • Available at the Stanford Bookstore. GRADING • Homework, H 20% • Tutorials, Tu 10% • Take-Home (Individual), T 27% • In-Class Quiz, Q 15% • Final, F 28% • Course score: max of the following normalized sum: H+Tu+T+Q+F H+T+Q+F
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4 Just for this week • Review sessions on some background math and simple use of spreadsheet • Make sure you know how to do them • Come to us for help • Work with your fellow classmates • HW#0, posted on course website and due next Tuesday in class CA Announcement • Math background and Excel session this week • Tutorial sessions sign-up • Web meeting sessions: mainly for SCPD students, but not exclusive • HW submission and retrieval • E-mail responses • Anything else they want to tell you Strategy and Teaching Elements • Lectures, active learning – Lecture slides: two sets, one for you and one for me. Yours, some details are intentionally left blank with in- class exercises • Tutorial sessions: small groups, with each CA taking ownership of a group of students – no child left behind is our goal • Review sessions: mid-quarter and before the final – for me to get to know how you are doing • HW, tutorial practice questions, quiz, take-home, final
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5 Something about this class • How many departments are represented in
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course MS&E 220 taught by Professor Chiu during the Fall '10 term at Stanford.

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1A+Introduction+Student+Version - MS&E 220 Probabilistic...

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