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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 15.098 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Special Seminar in Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Sloan School of Management 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. David Gamarnik
    Prof. Devavrat Shah 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 15.098 Special Seminar in Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a list of readings and brief discussion notes by the instructors for each session of the seminar in the lecture notes section.

    Course Description

    This seminar is intended for doctoral students and discusses topics in applied probability. This semester includes a variety of fields, namely statistical physics (local weak convergence and correlation decay), artificial intelligence (belief propagation algorithms), computer science (random K-SAT problem, coloring, average case complexity) and electrical engineering (low density parity check (LDPC) codes).

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .ps.


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