CSCI2540

(Formerly CS254)

Advanced Probabilistic Methods in Computer Science

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/csci1550/
Meeting Time:K hr: T,Th 2:30-3:50
Semester:Spring
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Occasionally


Description

Advanced topics in applications of probabilistic methods in design and analysis of algorithms, in particular to randomized algorithms and probabilistic analysis of algorithms. Topics include the Markov chains Monte Carlo method, martingales, entropy as a measure for information and randomness, and more. Prerequisite: CSCI 1450. Recommended but not required: CSCI 1570.

CRN: None