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Office hours with G. Slade in MATX 1211: Monday 15:00-15:50, Wednesday 13:00-13:50, Friday 10:00-10:50.
Office hours with Benjamin Wallace in the Math Learning Centre: Thursdays 12:30-15:30.
Exceptions: Benjamin Wallace's hours are cancelled on Thursday February 12 and Thursday March 26, and are replaced instead by Tuesday February 10 and Tuesday March 24 at 12:30-15:30 on both days, due to the tests on February 11 and March 25.
There are TAs available whenever the MLC is open, and in addition to Benjamin Wallace there are other TAs who can help with probability questions; the schedule is posted on the MLC website.
|Assignment 1 (out Jan 9, due Jan 16)||Solutions|
|Assignment 2 (out Jan 16, due Jan 23)||Solutions|
|Assignment 3 (out Jan 23, due Jan 30)||Solutions|
|Assignment 4 (out Jan 30, due Feb 6)||Solutions|
|Test 1 (Feb 11)||Solutions|
|Assignment 5 (out Feb 13, due Feb 27)||Solutions|
|Assignment 6 (out Feb 27, due Mar 6)||Solutions|
|Assignment 7 (out Mar 6, due Mar 13)||Solutions|
|Assignment 8 (out Mar 13, due Mar 20)||Solutions|
|Test 2 (Mar 25)||Solutions|
|Assignment 9 (out Mar 27, due Wed Apr 8)||Solutions|
An article on Markov and the origins of the theory of Markov chains, by Brian Hayes.
A good reference for random walks is the book: Random Walks and Electric Networks by Doyle and Snell.
References for self-avoiding walks and pivot algorithm:
Pivot algorithm simulations and more at Nathan Clisby's website.
G. Slade. Self-avoiding walks. The Mathematical Intelligencer 16:29--35, (1994). PDF file .
Chapter 9 of N. Madras and G. Slade, The Self-Avoiding Walk , Birkhäuser, Boston, (1996) (can be downloaded from UBC library).
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