## 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)