Instructor: Professor Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto. Sidney Smith Hall, room 5016B; phone 416-978-4594; http://probability.ca/jeff/;
Time and Location: Mondays 1:10 - 3:00 in MP 102 and Wednesdays 1:10 - 2:00 in MP 202 . First class Sept 9. Last class Dec 4 ("Monday makeup"). No class Oct 14 (Thanksgiving) nor Nov 11 (Fall Break). Final exam some time during December 9-20.
Exclusion: This course is not open to first-year students, nor to students enrolled in any science Major or Specialist program.
12% iClicker class participation (thoughout term);
22% Term test #1 (on Oct 21 during class time, in EX room 320);
22% Term test #2 (on Nov 18 during class time, in EX room 320);
44% Final exam (some time during December 9-20).
Note: Students should obtain an iClicker device, available for purchase from the University of Toronto bookstore [unless they select the alternative grading option], and bring it to every class. Then (later) they should register it.
Textbook: None. Students wanting additional background reading can optionaly consult the instructor's somewhat-related book Struck by Lightning. Also, the course instructor will post summary lecture notes on the course's Blackboard page -- but they are not a substitute for attending and actively learning from the course lectures.
More Information: See the course's Blackboard web page.