Applied Probability Models for CS

89-919 (5780 / 2019-2020)


Lecturer: Prof. Ido Dagan            Email: dagan at
Class Hours: Sunday 14:00-16:00
Assignments Grader: Ori Shapira       Email: obspp18 at gmail dot com


29/10/19       Welcome! See basic probability equations summary page.
29/10/19       Lecture notes from previous years are available here.
03/11/19       The class of 10/11/18 is cancelled. You will be notified of a make-up time.
03/11/19       The first assignment is up (see below).
08/12/19       The second assignment is up (see below).
11/12/19       First assignment solution and grades posted. If you handed in on time your grade is 100.
15/12/19       The MLE table example you saw in class is here.
15/12/19       In assignment 2, you may use basic helper Python libraries such as numpy and pandas. The point is that you need to implement the solution, and not rely on some external library. Also we don't want to mess around with installations in our automatic grading system.
31/12/19       The third assignment is up (see below).
14/01/20       Second assignment grades posted. Automatic check results were sent.
19/01/20       Two day extension for assignment 3. Now due on 21/1.
26/01/20       Tests from previous years here.
27/01/20       Third assignment grades posted. Grading was sent to email.


Make sure to submit your exercises on time! Points will be taken off for late submissions.
Programming exercises should be submitted via the Submit web interface. Please make sure that you can login to this system.
Ex1 is to be submitted individually by each student, in class. You are encouraged to do the rest of the exercises in pairs.

Assignment 1 Solution Grades
Due on 17/11/19 in class (submit hard copies only NOT via Submit). This exercise should be done individually by each student.

Assignment 2 Solution Grades
Due on 29/12/19 (submit via Submit). This exercise should be done in pairs.

Assignment 3 Underflow and smoothing in EM Grades
Due on 21/01/20 (submit via Submit). This exercise should be done in pairs.