CS-498 Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists

D.A. Forsyth --- 3310 Siebel Center

daf@uiuc.edu, daf@illinois.edu

10:00AM - 10:50AM
1310 Digital Computer Laboratory


Henry Lin halin2@illinois.edu

Karthik Ramaswamy kramasw2@illinois.edu

Office Hours:

DAF: 15h00-16h00 M (3310 Siebel), 13h00-14h00 W (3310 Siebel), 13h00-14h00 F (3310 Siebel)

Henry: 16h00-17h00 W, 16h00-17h00 F, Theory Lounge

Karthik: 16h00-17h00 T, 17h00-18h00 Th, Theory Lounge


or swing by my office (3310 Siebel) and see if I'm busy

Evaluation is by: Homeworks, Midterm, take home final.



Homework 4: Due Mon 5 Oct 2015 (23h59)


You should do this homework on your own -- one submission per student, and by submitting you are certifying the homework is your work.


  1. Do problems 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.6, 5.7, 5.14, 5.16, 5.17, 5.18, 5.19, 5.20 of chapter 5 ("Random variables and expectations"); use the version of 20 Sep 2015