- Daily Schedule
- Homework assignments
- R Studio Please download and install this software on your computer or get access to it from a campus computer.
- Website for the course textbook
|Instructor and Meeting Times|
|Office: 243 (35) Kemeny Hall|
|Office hours: M 10-11, T 8:30-9:30 PM, F 3-4 PM and by appointment|
| Lecture: 1:45--2:50 |
|Lab: X-hour Th 1:00--1:50|
| Haldemann 028
Note that you do not need an appointment to attend regularly-scheduled office hours. If you have a conflict you may make an appointment to meet outside those times.
The book is available for free online here, along with the answers to odd numbered problems. It can be purchased in hardback form online or from Wheelock books.
Additional readings will be made available on the Schedule.
Homework assignments will be due on Mondays. Assignments will typically consist of several problems from the textbook and will be made available here. Homeworks are to be handed in to the box located by Kemeny 008 by 5pm. In general, late homework will not be accepted for a grade, and never without prior arrangement.
Please fill out a FERPA form if you would like to get your homework handed back in a box. (Outside of your classroom in Kemeny. Otherwise, you have to come to your instructor's office and present an ID in order to get it back.)
Homework assignments will be graded much as the problems on your exams will be graded, that is the graders will be looking at the work which supports your answer even more than the answer itself. In particular, a correct answer with no justification will receive no credit, whereas mostly correct work and a tiny error may receive a substantial amount of credit. Solutions should be written in an organized and legible manner. The purpose here is to prepare you for how your exams will be graded.
At the beginning we will go through parts of these labs during the x-hours, later you will be asked to implement some of the functions described in the textbook.
There are three scheduled exams: two midterms, held outside of class time, and the final exam.
|Midterm 1||Midterm 2||Final Exam|
|Wednesday, October 16
|Wednesday, November 6
|Friday, November 22
|Kemeny 004||Kemeny 004||Haldemann 028|
- The midterm from Spring 2013 with solutions(Ignore problems 3 and 8)
- Practice midterm from Summer 2009
- Practice midterm from Fall 2011
- Second midterm from Summer 2011
- Second midterm from Fall 2011
- Second midterm from Fall 2012 (with Solutions)
|Disabilities and Religious Observances|
Any student with a documented disability requiring academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with the instructor by the end of the second week of the term. All discussions will remain confidential, although the Academic Skills Center may be consulted to verify the documentation of the disability and advise on an appropriate response to the need. It is important, however, that you talk to me soon, so that I can make whatever arrangements might be needed in a timely fashion.
If you have a religious observance that conflicts with your participation in the course, please meet with me before the end of the second week of the term to discuss appropriate accommodations.
For your convenience, here is the term calendar as set by the registrar, with deadlines for schedule adjustment and other significant dates.
On Exams: No assistance may be given or received except that you may ask the instructor for clarification of a problem. You may, however, use calculators.
On Homework: You are permitted and encouraged to collaborate with other students on the homework. However, after discussing the problems, you must write up the final solutions in your own words. You may use calculators and approved software. Additionally, you may consult your class notes and text. It is a violation of the honor code for someone to provide the answers for you.