Winter 2017

Apr. 5 | During the exam period, I will have office hours from 2-3:30 pm, Thursday, April 20, and 1:30-3 pm on Friday, April 21. |

March 29 | The final exam is on Friday, April 21, from 7pm to 10pm. The material for the final exam consists of everything covered in the lectures (this may include material that does not appear on the lecture slides). The exam is closed book. The exam paper will contain a formula sheet and a table of values for the distribution function of the standard normal random variable. You are allowed to bring one 8.5 by 11 inch sheet of notes (you may use both sides and your notes need not be handwritten) and a simple nonprogrammable calculator. The instructions for the exam will be exactly the same as on the 2016 final exam. |

Feb.21 | The midterm solutions are available on the resources page. |

Feb.6 | The midterm is next Friday, Feb. 17, in class. Please arrive early enough so that you can start writing the exam at 9:25 am. You may bring one 8.5 by 11 inch sheet of notes, written on both sides, and a non-progammable calculator. The midterm covers all the material from class up to and including the multinomial, gamma, and beta distributions (homeworks 1 to 3, lecture slides parts 1-3). There are 3 questions, each worth 10 marks. The instructions on the midterm will be the same as for the 2016 midterm. The 2015 and 2016 midterms are avaliable on the resources page |

Jan.11 | Assignment 1 is now posted. The due date is January 27 (in class). |

Jan.4 | The midterm is set for Friday, February 17, in class. This is the week before the reading week. The midterm will cover the material covered by homeworks 1--3. |