Week  Content  Assignments 
1 
Probability: axioms, rules, approximation Week 1 Study Guide 
Lab 1: Birthday Attack (Due 9/6 at 11:59PM)
Homework 1 (Due 8/29 at 11:59PM)

2 
Random variables: distributions, equality, conditioning Symmetry and collections of events Week 2 Study Guide 
Homework 2 (Due 9/6 at 12 noon)

3 
Binomial and related counts; a Poisson limit Quiz 1 on 9/7 Independence and Poissonization Week 3 Study Guide 
Lab 2: Total Variation (Part A due 9/12 at 11:59PM)
Homework 3 (Due 9/12 at 11:59PM)

4 
Expectation Expectation and Additivity Week 4 Study Guide 
Lab 2: Total Variation (Part B due 9/19 at 11:59PM)
Homework 4 (Due 9/19 at 11:59PM)

5 
Expectation by Conditioning Quiz 2 on 9/21 Long run behavior of Markov Chains Week 5 Study Guide 
Homework 5 (Due 9/26 at 11:59PM)

6 
Balance Markov Chain Monte Carlo Week 6 Study Guide 
Lab 3: Code Breaking by MCMC (Due 10/3 at 12 noon)
Homework 6 (Due 10/3 at 12 noon)

7 
Midterm on 10/4 SD and tail bounds Week 7 Study Guide 
Midterm Scope
Homework 7 (Due 10/10 at 11:59PM)

8 
Covariance and its uses Central Limit Theorem Week 8 Study Guide 
Lab 4: Multinomial Correlations (Due 10/17 at 11:59PM)
Homework 8 (Due 10/17 at 11:59PM)

9 
Probability densities Transformations Week 9 Study Guide 
Lab 5: Densities and Transformations (Part A due 10/24 at 11:59PM)
Homework 9 (Due 10/24 at 11:59PM)

10 
Joint Densities Quiz 3 on 10/26 Independent normal and gamma variables Week 10 Study Guide 
Lab 5: Densities and Transformations (Part B due 10/31 at 11:59PM)
Homework 10 (Due 10/31 at 11:59PM)

11 
Moment generating functions and Chernoff bound MLE; Conditioning; MAP Estimates Week 11 Study Guide 
Lab 6: Poisson Process (Part A Due 11/7 at 11:59PM)
Homework 11 (Due 11/7 at 11:59PM)

12 
The beta and the binomial Prediction and Error Week 12 Study Guide 
Lab 6: Poisson Process (Part B Due 11/14 at 11:59PM)
Homework 12 (Due 11/14 at 11:59PM)

13 
Variance by Conditioning Random vectors; multivariate normal Week 13 Study Guide 
Homework 13 (Due 11/21 at 11:59PM)

14 
Correlation and simple regression 
Homework 14 (Due 11/28 at 11:59PM)

15 
Multiple regression I Multiple regression II 
Homework 15 (Due 12/5 at 11:59PM)

16 
RRR Week 

17 
Final Exam on 12/13 8:00 AM  11:00 AM 
