Course Information

ECEEN 3810 Fall 2010

Lecture schedule

  • 2:00 - 2:50 PM, MWF
  • Meets in ECCR 150


  • The final exam is scheduled for Monday, December 13, 2010, at 1:30pm - 4:00 pm.
  • If you have three final exams scheduled for that Monday, you can make arrangements to take the last exam at a different time. You must contact the appropriate instructor no later than Friday, October 3rd. For the complete final examination policy, see the University of Colorado at Boulder Catalog.
  • The dates of the midterm exams are October 4th and November 15th.

Grading and related policies

·        Homework assignments: 25%

·        Midterm exams: 25% each

·        Final exam 25%

Homework will be due in lecture on the day listed on the assignment.  Working in groups is permitted and encouraged, but you must turn in an independent writeup.  Late homework cannot be accepted. Your lowest homework score of the semester will be discarded in computing your cumulative HW average.

There will be two 50 minute midterm exams.  They will be:

·        Midterm #1: Monday, October 4th.

·        Midterm #2: Monday, November 15th.

Each exam will be comprehensive of material to date, with an emphasis on more recent material.

Incomplete grades will not be issued without a valid documented reason. A petition is required, delineating how the incomplete grade will be resolved. Retaking the course is not an acceptable way to resolve an incomplete.


Sheldon Ross, A First Course In Probability, eighth edition.

Additional reference:  Yates and Goodman, Probability and Stochastic Processes – A Friendly Introduction for EEs

Additional materials and references as need will be available on the web site.

Additional notices

·        If you qualify for accommodations because of a disability, please submit tome a letter from Disability Services in a timely manner so that your needs maybe addressed. Disability Services determines accommodations based ondocumented disabilities. (303-492-8671, Willard 322)

·        Every effort will be made to reasonably and fairly deal with students who have serious religious observances that conflict with scheduled exams, assignments, etc. Please notify the instructor well in advance, so that there is time to make adequate arrangements. The Boulder campus policy can be read at

·        All students will be expected to comply with the Boulder campus honor code. This honor code can be viewed at

·        Students and faculty each have responsibility for maintaining an appropriate learning environment. Those who fail to adhere to such behavioral standards may be subject to discipline. Professional courtesy and sensitivity are especially important with respect to individuals and topics dealing with differences of race, culture, religion, politics, sexual orientation, gender, gender variance, and nationalities. The campus policy can be read at