1: Tim Geithner
2: Executive Branch
3: Ben Bernanke
4: To serve as a lender of last resort to the federal government.
5: The Fed is an independent entity that reports to no one.
6: Changing the level of government spending or tax rates.
7: Serves as a len
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The BellKor Solution to the Netix Grand Prize
Yehuda Koren
August 2009
I. I NTRODUCTION
This article describes part of our contribution to the BellKors Pragmatic Chaos nal solution, which won the Netix
Grand Prize. The other portion of the contribution
Copyright c 2009 by Karl Sigman
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1.1
Stopping Times
Stopping Times: Denition
Given a stochastic process X = cfw_Xn : n 0, a random time is a discrete random variable on the same probability space as X, taking values in the time set I = cfw_0, 1, 2, . . .
Copyright c 2009 by Karl Sigman
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Gamblers Ruin Problem
Let N 2 be an integer and let 1 i N 1. Consider a gambler who starts with an
initial fortune of $i and then on each successive gamble either wins $1 or loses $1 independent
of the past with probabili
Copyright c 2009 by Karl Sigman
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Time-reversible Markov chains
In these notes we study positive recurrent Markov chains cfw_Xn : n 0 for which, when in steady-state (stationarity), yield the same Markov chain (in distribution) if time is reversed. The fu
EECS 310 - Fall 2009: Quiz #3
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Date: Nov 24, 2009
Answer the questions in the spaces provided on the question sheets. If you
run out of room for an answer, continue on the back of the page. You must
answer all questions.
Name:
Ryan Davis
EECS 310 Problem Set 8
1.a) The probability that (1) = 1 is 1/ |S|. Since is a random bijection, (1) is uniformly distributed over the interval [1,
n] with possible discrete outcomes cfw_1, n. There are |S| possible outcomes, each that occurs w
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Ryan Davis
EECS 310 Problem Set 7
1.a) The maximum number of nodes of height h in a k-ary tree is kh for all h <= H and 0 for all h > H.
We will first show that the number of nodes of height h in a k-ary tree of arbitrary k is maximized when all interio
Ryan Davis
EECS 310 Problem Set 7
1.a) The maximum number of nodes of height h in a k-ary tree is kh for all h <= H and 0 for all h > H.
We will first show that the number of nodes of height h in a k-ary tree of arbitrary k is maximized when all interior
EECS 310, Fall 2011
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Problem Set #8
Due: November 22, 2011
1. (30 points) Let S = cfw_1, . . . , n and let be a random permutation on S (i.e., : S S
is a random bijection). Let (k ) represent the k th element in the permutation
EECS 310, Fall 2011
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Problem Set #8
Due: November 22, 2011
1. (30 points) Let S = cfw_1, . . . , n and let be a random permutation on S (i.e., : S S
is a random bijection). Let (k ) represent the k th element in the permutation
EECS 310, Fall 2011
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Problem Set #7
Due: November 15, 2011
1. (20 points) A k -ary tree is a tree in which each internal node has at most k children.
The height h of a node is the length of the path from the root to the node. T
EECS 310, Fall 2011
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Problem Set #7
Due: November 15, 2011
1. (20 points) A k -ary tree is a tree in which each internal node has at most k children.
The height h of a node is the length of the path from the root to the node. T
EECS 310, Fall 2011
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Problem Set #6
Due: November 8, 2011
1. (25 points) Consider the following false claim:
Let G be a simple graph with maximum degree at most k . If G has a vertex of degree
less than k , then G is k -colorab
EECS 310, Fall 2011
Instructor: Nicole Immorlica
Problem Set #6
Due: November 8, 2011
1. (25 points) Consider the following false claim:
Let G be a simple graph with maximum degree at most k . If G has a vertex of degree
less than k , then G is k -colorab
Homework 1: Numerical Methods for Engineers
Due: Wed, April 6
The Midterm Examination will be on April 29 at class time.
Read Chapter 1 (skip sections 1.2.5 and 1.2.6)
The following problems are from the textbook, Scientific Computing 2nd edition, by M.
H
Homework 2: Numerical Methods for Engineers
Due: Wed, April 13
Read the bottom of the page for important dates and TA hours
Read Chapter 1 (skip sections 1.2.5 and 1.2.6) and sections 2.2 and 2.3 or Chapter 2.
The following problems are from the textbook,
ECONOMICS QUIZ
1. BARTERING AND THE BEGINNING OF TRADE
2. ALL OF THESE STATEMENTS ARE ACCURATE
3. CAPITALISM AS THE DOMINANT ECONOMIC SYSTEM
4. GLOBALIZATION OF COMMUNICATION
5. ALL OF THESE
6. ORGANIZAED AROUND KINGDOMS
7. WEALTHY NATIONS OR EMPIRES
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The government of the United States of America is very unique. While many
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the truth is that American government, compared to most foreign democracies, is
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