# Ma 140b - Probability: Random Walks, Spring 2022

**Instructor.** Omer
Tamuz. Office hours are Mondays at 11 to 12, in Baxter 213.

**Teaching
assistant:** Elia Gorokhovsky. Office hours are Wednesdays
at 7pm in Linde 187.

**Lectures.** Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, 1 to 2, Linde 310.

**Lecture notes.**
Complete lecture
notes are available for this course. Note that this is not a
textbook, but the actual notes used to give the lectures. Also,
these are a work in progress.

**Homework.** Problem sets will be due on Fridays at
5pm. Collaboration on homework is encouraged, but individually
written solutions are required. Also, please name all
collaborators and sources of information on each assignment; any
such named source may be used. You can also use any result stated
in the lecture notes. There will be, for each problem set, an
opportunity to resubmit, and the final grade will be determined by
the resubmitted sets. And
don't plagiarize!

Problem sets are to be submitted
on gradescope. You
can find the questions on the *Exercises* section at the
end of the lecture
notes.
- Set 1. Due April 14
^{th}. Please solve problems 1
and 2.
- Set 2. Due April 21
^{st}. Please solve problems 4,
5 and 6.
- Set 3. Due April 28
^{th}. Please solve problems 7,
8 and 9.
- Set 4. Due May 12
^{th}. Please solve problems
10, 11, 12, 13 and 14.
- Set 5. Due May 19
^{th}. Please solve problems
15 and 16.
- Set 6. Due May 26
^{th}. Please solve problems
17 and 18. Problem 19 is a bonus problem.