Al Hosn University
Utility Theory
Prof. Samir A. Eldessouky
Utility Theory
EMV or EP is not always the best
Approach
Example: Lottery Ticket
Decision Tree for the Lottery
Ticket
$2,000,000
Accept
Offer
Reject
Offer
$0
Heads
(0.5)
Tails
(0.5)
$5,000,000
Ut
A Refresher on
Probability and
Statistics
Appendix B
Last revision August 17, 2009
Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Appendix B A Refresher on Probability and Statistics
Slide 1 of 33
What Well Do .
Ground-up review of probability and statistics
necessary t
A Guided Tour
Through Arena
Chapter 3
Last revision July 21, 2009
Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 3 A Guided Tour Through Arena
Slide 1 of 70
What Well Do .
Start Arena
Load, explore, run an existing model
Basically same as hand simulation in Cha
Modeling Basic
Operations and
Inputs
Chapter 4
Last revision June 21, 2009
Simulation with Arena, 5th ed.
Chapter 4 Modeling Basic Operations and Inputs
Slide 1 of 68
What Well Do .
Model 4-1: Electronic assembly/test system
Modeling approaches
New Arena
Fundamental
Simulation
Concepts
Chapter 2
Last revision June 21, 2009
Simulation with Arena, 5th ed. Chapter 2 Fundamental Simulation Concepts
Slide 1 of 57
What Well Do .
Underlying ideas, methods, and issues in
simulation
Software-independent (setting
A Refresher on Probability
and Statistics
1
What Well Do .
Ground-up review of probability and
statistics necessary to do and understand
simulation
Outline
Probability basic ideas, terminology
Random variables, joint distributions
Sampling
Statistical inf
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Physics 151
Problem Set #9
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Answer Structure [3 pts] _ 1) [5 pts] An ice cube is released on a loop-the-loop track with a loop of radius R. At what height h must the ice cube be released so tha
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Physics 151
Problem Set #8
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Answer Structure [4 pts] _ 1) [8 pts] A conical pendulum moves in a horizontal circle of radius r. The pendulum bob has a mass m and the string makes an angle with t
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Physics 151
Problem Set #6
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Answer Structure [4 pts] _ 1. [8 points] Two students want to raise a heavy box onto the back of a truck. They do this by putting a rope through a handle on the box,
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Physics 151 Problem Set #5 - due _ Answer Structure [4 pts] _ 1. [12 pts] Suppose a very narrow, very tall wall of height h stands between two children who are trying to play catch. The wall is a di
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Physics 151 Problem Set #4 - due _ Answer Structure [4 pts] _ 1. [8 pts] A camper must row directly across a river of width D to get back to his camp. In still water, he can row with speed vC (C for
P151: Practice Problems F08 IGNORE AIR RESISTANCE IN ALL PROBLEMS ON THIS EXAM. Use: g = 9.8 m/s2 as the acceleration due gravity on Earth. -1. Mark > A < as the answer to the first question. -2. The furlong is a unit of length. One furlong equals to 660
Physics 151 Practice Exam 2
Oct. 2008
DISCLAIMER: These sample problems are provided for your own use. The content and level of difficulty are generally representative of the real exam, except that some topics included on the practice may be omitted on th
ECE 211 Fall 2009
Virtual Lab 2
(due Wed, 18-Nov-09, at the beginning of lecture)
Circuit Analysis I
Objectives
In this PSpice lab, you will learn how to: calculate a Thevenin voltage and resistance; how to run independent source sweeps and plot the resul
ECE 211 Fall 2009
Circuit Analysis I
Virtual Lab 1
(due Friday October 30, 2009, at the beginning of lecture)
Objectives
In this lab, you will learn how to create simple schematics in PSpice, run a DC bias analysis, and interpret the results.
Required Out
ECE 211 Fall 2009
Circuit Analysis I
Project 2
(due Wed, Oct-14, at the beginning of lecture)
Objectives
To learn more about MATLAB and also to compute values to compare to Virtual Lab results.
Required Output
For each problem, submit a printout of the .m
ECE 211 Fall 2009
Circuit Analysis I
Project 3
(due Mon, Nov 9, at the beginning of lecture)
Objectives
To learn the basics of Excel and to compute values to compare to Virtual Lab results.
Required Output
For each problem, you should submit two printouts
ECE 211 Fall 2009
Circuit Analysis I
Project 4
(due Wed, 2 Dec 2009, at the beginning of lecture)
Objectives
To learn how to plot functions in MATLAB and to compute values to compare to Virtual Lab results.
Required Output
For each problem you should prin
ECE 211 Fall 2009 Circuit Analysis I
Project 1
(due W, 30-Sep-09, at the beginning of lecture)
Objective
To learn the basics of MATLAB while solving some basic circuits.
Required Output
For each problem, you should submit a printout of the MATLAB code, wi
ECE242 Data Structures and Algorithms
Fall 2008
Final Examination
(120 Minutes, closed book)
Name:
_
Question 1 (20) 2 (20) 3 (08) 4 (11) 5 (15) 6 (11) 7 (05) 8 (10)
Score
Student ID: _
NOTE: Any questions on writing code must be answered in Java using Da
ECE242 Data Structures and Algorithms
Fall 2008
2nd Midterm Examination
(120 Minutes, closed book)
Name:
_
Question 1 (10) 2 (20) 3 (25) 4 (10) 5 (15) 6 (20)
Score
Student ID: _
NOTE: Any questions on writing code must be answered in Java using data struc
ECE242 Project 5
Graphs
For this fifth and final project, you will have the chance to implement some common graph algorithms. Luckily, you will find that many things in this project seem familiar; stacks, queues, ISCAS benchmark circuits. In Project 2, yo
ECE 242 Project 4
For this project, we will be dealing with Hash Tables and Trees. Using a dictionary file that we provide, you will hash all the words from the file and create a Hash Table. Once you have a fully-populated Hash Table, you will create a li
ECE 242 Project 1
Introduction:
Stacks and Queues
Tower of Hanoi is a simple game which is usually used to demonstrate the use of Tower recursion in algorithms, but we are going to look at how we can represent and solve the game using stacks and queues.
T
Homework 5 Graphs
Your submission will be a Word document (.doc) with a filename following the format <FirstName>_<LastName>_ HW5.doc
Problem 1: [20] Define the following terms and differentiate between the pairs. Also, draw a figure illustrating each ter