Reading in Textbook:
Reading to Accompany Today's Lecture:
pages 1 - 5, and section 1.4.
Textbook Exercises to be Collected:
* Only answer the specific questions asked below; do not attempt to answer the entire question
posed by the textbook exercise.
(1)

Reading in Textbook:
Reading to Accompany Today's Lecture:
pages 5 - 7.
Textbook Exercises to be Collected:
(3) Do Exercises 3a and 3b.
(3.i) Give the "Class of Decision Functions" (D).
(3.ii) Sketch both risk functions together on the same set of axes [b

Reading in Textbook:
Reading to Accompany Today's Lecture:
pages 6 - 8.
Textbook Exercises to be Collected:
* When a homework exercise uses an earlier exercise (or an earlier part of an exercise) which
has previously been assigned, then it is not necessar

Reading in Textbook:
Reading to Accompany Today's Lecture:
Section 1.3
Textbook Exercises to be Collected:
(4) In Exercise 4:
(4.i) Name the "prior density" (specify it as precisely as possible).
(4.ii) Sketch the prior density.
(4.iii) Do Exercise 4a. [U

Reading in Textbook:
Reading to Accompany Today's Lecture:
No new reading.
Textbook Exercises to be Collected:
(7) Do Exercise 7b.
(7, continued) Use the same set-up as in Exercise 7, but now consider the whole "Class of
Decision Functions" D = cfw_d(x)=c