Section 004. Fall 2021
Dr. Pei Wang
Office Hours in Fall 2021: Tuesday 1-2 pm, Wednesday 3:30-4:30 pm, and by appointment
Tuesday/Thursday 11:00 - 12:20, Wachman Hall 00408
Both textbooks are available at Temple Library
- Required Textbook: Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists,
Third Edition, by Michael Baron, Chapman and Hall/CRC 2019, ISBN: 978-1-13804-448-7
- Reference Textbook: A Modern Introduction to Probability and Statistics,
by Dekking, F.M., Kraaikamp, C., Lopuhaa, H.P., Meester, L.E.
Springer 2007, ISBN: 978-1-85233-896-1
See course website at http://www.cis.temple.edu/~pwang/2033-PL/2033-index.htm
- Quizzes: 20% (in class, open-book, no makeup)
- Homework: 25% (weekly)
- Exam: 55% (mid-term 20%, final 35%, open-book)
- Additional Reward/Punishment: up to +/- 5% for special cases based on participation
Policies and Rules
- Temple University Fall 2021 COVID-19 compliance
- Attendance to all lectures and examinations is required. Late arrival or early leaving are not allowed except in special situations.
- Calculators are allowed in quizzes and exams.
- No eating, talking, sleeping during the lectures.
- For the last days to drop or withdraw, check the Academic
- The Student Success Center services include the Writing Center, the PASS program, Academic Coaching, STEM tutoring, the Conversation Partners program, and more.
- Students should be familiar with the Student Conduct Code of the university.
- Temple University has a statement on the Student and Faculty Academic Rights and Responsibilities
Policy, such as: Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are
inseparable facets of academic freedom.
- Any student who has a need for accommodation based on the impact of a
documented disability, including special accommodations for access to
technology resources and electronic instructional materials required for the
course, should contact me privately to discuss the specific situation by the end of
the second week of classes or as soon as practical. If you have not done so
already, please contact Disability Resources and Services (DRS) at 215-204-1280
in 100 Ritter Annex to learn more about the resources available to you. We will
work with DRS to coordinate reasonable accommodations for all students with