ECE 313  G, Spring 2017, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Course Outline (Tentative)
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Homework Problems and Solutions 
Student Projects 
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Exams 
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Date 
Concepts 
Notes 
Book Chapter 
Homework 
Inclass Activity 
Mini Projects + Final Project 
Jan 18 
Probability Theory Basic 
 




Jan 23 
Algebra of Events 
Chap. 2.1  2.3 



Jan 25 
Group Activity 1 Solution 


Jan 30

Conditional probability 
Chap. 3.1  3.3 



Feb 1 
Independence and mutual exclusivity 
Chap. 3.4 
HW 2 Solution 

Mini Project 1 Posted 

Feb 6

Reliability evaluation applications

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Feb 8

Reliability evaluation applications

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Feb 10  Mini Project 1 Due  
Feb 13 
Bernoulli Trials 
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Feb 15 
More Reliability Application Examples 
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Feb 20 
Introduction to random variables Cumulative distribution function (CDF) Probability mass function Intro to probability density function (PDF) Discrete Random Variables Continuous random variables 
Chap. 4.1  4.5 



Feb 22 

Chap. 4.6  4.8.1 


Feb 27 

Chap 4.7 




Mar 1

Continuous random variables

Chap 5.1  5.4 
Group Activity 4 Mini Project 2 posted 


Mar 6 
Exponential Distribution

Chap 5.5 



Mar 8 

Chap 5.55.6 



Mar 13 
Midterm Review 


HW6 due


Extra midterm review session  Slides 
Info on Binomial to Poisson conversion http://courses.wcupa.edu/rbove/Berenson/10th%20ed%20CDROM%20topics/section5_6.pdf 

Mar 15 
Midterm Exam – In class 




Mar 27 
Midterm feedback Erlang 
Midterm feedbacks 



Mar 29 
Expectations: Introduction 
HW 7: Redo the midterm for Questions that had less than 60% of the total grade. Deadline to request a midterm regrade request, 5pm Mar 29. Drop your midterm at 246 or 258 CSL. 
Quiz 2 


Apr 3 
Reliability evaluation applications:
Moments: Mean and variance 




Apr 5 
Joint Distribution Functions 
Inclass Group Activity 5 Inclass Group Activity 5 solution HW 7: Redo midterm (paper) due in class. 



Apr 10 
Joint probability distributions



Apr 12

Joint Probability Distributions Binary Hypothesis Testing 
Final Project posted 


Apr 17 
Types of Errors Receiver Operating Characteristics (ROC) Curve Binary Hypothesis Testing (continued) Maximum Likelihood and Maximum a Posteriori Parts of the Powerpoint scribble notes were missing, so please refer to Echo360 for a full recording of the lecture. 



Apr 19 
Binary Hypothesis Testing (cont.) 
Group Activity 6 HW9 due 


Apr 24 
Limit Theorems 




Apr 26 
Limit Theorems (cont.) Markov Inequality 
HW 10 due 



May 1 
Final Exam Review 



May 3 
Final Exam Review 

May 6 
Final Project Presentation: 12pm  4pm Location: 1013 ECEB 

May 11 
Final Exam: 8:00am  11:00 am Location: 2015 and 2017 ECEB 