# COMPSCI 240 (Reasoning Under Uncertainty)

## Instructors

Sunghoon (Ivan) Lee and
Arya Mazumdar

## Teaching Assistants

David Tench, Maham Haroon and James Kostas

## Class

MoWe 2:30PM - 3:45PM Marcus 131

## Discussions

Section AA: Fr 01:25 PM - 02:15 PM EnginLb304

Section AB: Fr 01:25 PM - 02:15 PM Marstn 211

Section AC: Fr 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM Marstn 211

Section AD: Fr 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM Marstn 220

## Office Hour

Arya (CS 332) and Ivan (CS 222): Monday 04:00PM-05:00PM

David: Th 01:00PM-02:00PM (LGRT T223/225)

Maham: We 04:00PM-05:00PM (LGRT T223/225)

James: Tu 01:00PM-02:00PM (LGRT T223/225)

Direction to LGRT T223/225: Find the elevators on the first floor of the LRGT. Take the elevators to floor 2 and go to the hallway on the right as you step out of the elevators. Rooms 223 and 225 are on the left side of this hallway. The door will be open when a TA is holding office hours, so walk right in.

## Class Webpages

This webpage https://people.cs.umass.edu/~arya/courses/240/CS240.html

Moodle
Moodle is going to be the primary communication platform for this class.

## Textbook

**Required**: Introduction to Probability, 2nd Edition by Dimitri P. Bertsekas and John N. Tsitsiklis.

## Grading Plan

Final 30%

Midterm 1 20%

Midterm 2 20%

Homeworks (total 4) 20%

Quiz (total 10-11) 10%

## Assignments

Assignments will be posted on Moodle on Mondays. They are due the following Monday.
Four homeworks are to be submitted.

Homework 1 Assignment Sep 18 Due Sep 25

Homework 2 Assignment Oct 2 Due Oct 9

Homework 3 Assignment Oct 23 Due Oct 30

Homework 4 Assignment Nov 13 Due Nov 29

Homework are to be submitted by 4PM on the deadline at the CS Office Drop Box. Once graded Homework are returned, the students have exactly 1 week to let the instructor/TAs know about any grading dispute/concern. No change in grades will be recorded after one week of returning the homeworks. NO exceptions.

## Midterm

Two in-class midterms.

Midterm 1 Oct 11

Midterm 2 Nov 6

Once graded Midterms are returned, the students have exactly 1 week to let the instructors/TAs know about any grading dispute/concern. No change in grades will be recorded after one week of returning the exams. NO exceptions.

## Final

12/20/2017 We 3:30PM-5:30PM Marcus 131

## Schedule

Course notes will be posted on Moodle