10701, Fall 2018 
WEH 7500, Mon & Wed 3:00PM  4:20PM 
Instructors 
Pradeep Ravikumar (pradeepr at cs dot cmu dot edu) Ziv BarJoseph (zivbj at andrew dot cmu dot edu) 

Teaching Assistants 
Daniel Bird (dpbird at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Shubhranshu Shekhar (shubhras at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Zirui Wang (ziruiw at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Adithya Raghuraman (araghura at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Jing Mao (jingmao at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Umang Bhatt (usb at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Sarah Mallepalle (smallepa at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Yang Gao (yanggao at andrew dot cmu dot edu) Chieh Lin (chiehl1 at andrew dot cmu dot edu) 

Office Hours 
Pradeep Ravikumar: Tuesday: 2:00pm3:00pm in GHC 8111 Ziv BarJoseph: Monday after class Daniel Bird: Tuesday 9:00am10:00am in GHC 8110 Shubhranshu Shekhar: Thursday 10:30am11:30am in HBH 3037 Zirui Wang: Thursday 3:00pm4:00pm at GHC 8th Floor Study Area Adithya Raghuraman: Wednesday 10:00am11:00am at GHC 8th Floor Dining Area Jing Mao: Monday 10:00am11:00am at GHC 8th Floor Dining Area Umang Bhatt: Monday 11:00pm12:00pm at GHC 8th Floor Sarah Mallepalle: Friday 11:00am12:00pm at GHC 5th Floor Yang Gao: Tuesday 4:00pm5:00pm in REH 244 Chieh Lin: Tuesday 2:00pm3:00pm in GHC 8127 

Grading  40% Homeworks, 15% Exam 1, 15% Exam 2, 25% Project, 5% Class Participation


Textbooks  Lectures are intended to be selfcontained. For supplementary readings, with each lecture, we will have pointers to either online reference materials, or chapters from the following books:
 
Course Details  Syllabus. Piazza Discussion Board. Homeworks. Project.
Livestream
 
Tentative Schedule 


 
Homeworks 


Projects 