## AMS 550: Stochastic Modeling and Analysis

**General Course Information**

- Instructor: Jiaqiao Hu
- Office: Math Tower 1-107
- Office Hours: Thursdays 1:30--3:30pm or by appointment
- Email: jqhu at ams.sunysb.edu
- Phone: (631)-6328239
- TA: Yuehan Luo, email: yuehan.luo at stonybrook.edu, Office hours: Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm at Harriman Hall 132.

- Class meeting time and location: 5:30--6:50pm TuTh, Frey Hall 301
- Textbook: Sheldon M. Ross,
*Introduction to Probability Models* (11th ed.), Elsevier
- Course Syllabus (pdf file)

**Announcements**

- The midterm is scheduled on 04/16 (Tuesday). It covers Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7.
- The final exam is on 05/15 (Wednesday) from 5:30am-7:30pm in Frey Hall 301 (Classroom). The exam is cumulative and covers all chapters 1 to 8.

**Homework Assignments **

- Homework 1: 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: 02/14 (Thursday)
- Homework 2: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 5: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.9, 5.20, 5.39, 5.42. Due date: 02/21 (Thursday)
- Homework 3: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 5: 15(find E[T] only), 30, 44, 50, 62(a)(b), 67, 85 Due date: 02/28 (Thursday)
- Homework 4: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 7: 7.1, 7.4, 7.7, 7.8(a), 7.10. Due date: 03/07 (Thursday)
- Homework 5: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 7: 7.20, 7.21, 7.26, 7.35 Due date: 03/26 (Tuesday)
- Homework 6: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 4: 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 4.6, 4.8. Due date: 04/04 (Thursday)
- Homework 7: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 4: 4.14, 4.18, 4.20, 4.29, 4.30, 4.31, 4.35. Due date: 04/11(Thursday)
- Homework 8: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 6: 6.2, 6.4, 6.6(a), 6.8, 6.9, 6.13, 6.15, 6.18, 6.22, 6.24. Due date: 04/30 (Tuesday)
- Homework 9: S.M. Ross 10th/11th ed. Chapter 8: 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.9, 8.10, 8.13, 8.16, 8.20, 8.25, 8.31, 8.32, 8.52. Due date: 05/09 (Thursday)