Math 419/545, Jan-Apr 2018, G. Slade

The Course Outline contains information about text, topics, grading.

Office hours in MATX 1211: Monday 16:00-16:50, Wednesday 13:00-13:50, Friday 11:00-11:50.
Regular office hours end on Friday April 6th. There will be an additional office hour before the exam: Thursday April 12 10:00-11:00.

Assignment 1 (out Jan 10, due Jan 17) Solutions
Assignment 2 (out Jan 17, due Jan 24) Solutions
Assignment 3 (out Jan 24, due Jan 31) Solutions
Assignment 4 (out Jan 31, due Feb 7) Solutions
Assignment 5 (out Feb 7, due Feb 28) Solutions
Assignment 6 (out Feb 28, due Mar 7) Solutions
Assignment 7 (out Mar 7, due Mar 14) Solutions
Assignment 8 (out Mar 14, due Mar 21) Solutions
Assignment 9 (out Mar 21, due Mar 28) Solutions

Two problems pertaining to the last few classes: 8.3.6, 8.4.2.

An article on Markov and the origins of the theory of Markov chains and its relation to poetry (really!), by Brian Hayes.

A good reference for random walks is the book: Random Walks and Electric Networks by Doyle and Snell.

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