## AMS 342: Operations Research II: Stochastic Models

**General Course Information**

- Instructor: Jiaqiao Hu
- Office: Math Tower 1-107
- Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30--2:30pm or by appointment
- Email: jqhu at ams.sunysb.edu
- Phone: (631)-6328239
- TAs: Wesley Suttle, email: wesley.suttle at stonybrook.edu Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:30pm
- TAs: Yiwen Wang, email: yiwen.wang at stonybrook.edu Office hours: Mondays 3:00-5:00pm

All TA office hours will be held in Harriman Hall 132 AMS helping room.

- Class meeting time and location: 4:00--5:20pm TuTh, Earth & Space 131
- Textbook: Sheldon M. Ross,
*Introduction to Probability Models* (11th ed.), Elsevier
- Course Syllabus (pdf file)

**Announcements**

- The midterm is on 03/29 (Thursday), during class. It covers Chapters 1,2,3, and 5.
A sample test is posted on Blackboard.
- The final is on 05/14 (Monday) from 5:30-7:30pm in Earth & Space 131 (classroom). The final exam is cumulative and covers Chapters 1,2,3,4,5, and 7.
A sample test is posted on Blackboard.

**Homework Assignments and Solutions**

- Homework 1: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 1: 3, 4, 11, 18, 21, 23, 26, 29, 36, 42. Due date: 02/08 (Thursday)
- Homework 2: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 2: 6, 7, 9, 12, 29, 34, 36, 37, 43, 58(a). Due date: 02/15 (Thursday)
- Homework 3: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 (only part (a), i.e., find P(x|Y=3)), 3.8, 3.50, 3.56. Due date: 02/22 (Thursday)
- Homework 4: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 5: 1, 2, 3, 9, 20, 39, 42. Due date: 03/06 (Tuesday)
- Homework 5: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 5: 15(find E[T] only), 30, 44, 50, 62(a)(b), 67, 85. Due date: 03/22 (Thursday)
- Homework 6: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 7: 7.1, 7.4, 7.7, 7.8(a), 7.10, 7.20, 7.21, 7.26 Due date: 04/24 (Tuesday)
- Homework 7: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 4: 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 4.6, 4.8, 4.14, 4.18, 4.20, 4.29, 4.30, 4.31, 4.35. Due date 05/03 (Thursday)