UCSD ECE250
Prof. Young-Han Kim
Handout #5
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Weekly Exercise Set #2
1. Jurors fallacy. Suppose that P(A|B) P(A) and P(A|C) P(A). Is it always true that
P(A|B, C) P(A) ? Prove or provide a counterexample.
2. Polyas urn. Suppose we
UCSD ECE250
Prof. Young-Han Kim
Handout #1
Monday, January 5, 2015
ECE250 Aptitude Test
Simplify the following equations as much as you can. Throughout r (0, 1).
rn =
1.
n=0
nrn =
2.
n=0
3.
n=0
rn
=
n!
n
n k
r (1 r)nk =
k
4.
k=0
n
k
5.
k=0
6.
n=1
n k
r (1
UCSD ECE250
Prof. Young-Han Kim
Handout #6
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Solutions to Exercise Set #2
(Prepared by TA Fatemeh Arbabjolfaei)
1. Jurors fallacy. Suppose that P (A|B) P (A) and P (A|C) P (A). Is it always true that
P (A|B, C) P (A) ? Prove or p
CSE 150. Assignment 1
Out: Tue Jan 14
Due: Tue Jan 21 (in class)
Reading: Russell & Norvig, Chapter 13; Korb & Nicholson, Chapter 1.
1.1
Kullback-Leibler distance
Often it is useful to measure the difference between two probability distributions over the