Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Credit : 3 hours or 3/4 unit.
Graduate students in the ECE Department cannot receive unit credit for ECE 313.

Prerequisites : ECE 210 or ECE 309

ECE 313 is an undergraduate course on probability theory and statistics with applications to engineering problems primarily chosen from the areas of communications, control, signal processing, and computer engineering.

ECE 313 is semi-required in the new BSEE and BSCompE curricula --- all students must complete one of the three courses ECE 313 (3 hours), IE 230 (3 hours), and Stat 310 (4 hours).


Meeting times : Section B: 9 a.m. MWF in 165 Everitt Laboratory

Meeting times : Section D: 11 a.m. MWF in 165 Everitt Laboratory

Instructor : Raghu Madyastha

Offices : 126 C&SRL (Phone: 5-0839)

Email :

Instructor's Office Hours : Tuesdays 2--4 pm and Fridays 2--4 pm in 126 C&SRL.
At other times by appointment.

Teaching Assistants :
Hedi Krichene ( and Zukui Song (

Teaching Assistants' Office Hours : Tuesdays 1--3 pm in 330N Everitt Lab and 3--5 pm in 330M Everitt Lab

Text : Sheldon Ross, A First Course in Probability, 5th edition, Prentice Hall, 1997.

Newsgroup: uiuc.class.ece313

Midterms: Midterm I --- Monday, Oct 12, 7--8 pm in 112 Chemistry Annexe

Midterms: Midterm II --- Monday, Nov 16, 7--8 pm in 112 Chemistry Annexe

Final Examination: To be announced

Further information

Information Sheet

Lecture Notes

Problem Sets

Reserve Books

Grading Policies

Communication Systems

Spring 98 Final Exam

Fall 97 Final Exam