ELEC 471, Spring 1999
Prof. Rich Kozick

Homework 6

Date Assigned: Thursday, February 25, 1999
Date Due: Thursday, March 4, 1999

  1. Reading: Continue studying Chapter 2, and also read Chapter 3, sections 3.1 through 3.4.

  2. Exam 2 will be on Thursday, March 18 (after Spring Break).

  3. Please solve the following problems in the text.
    Section 2.3: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11.
    Section 2.4: 1, 3, 6.
    Section 2.5: 2, 3, 5, 6 (refer to Appendix A, rather than deriving from scratch), and 9.
    There are 16 problems, so start early!

  4. Graduate Students: (Extra credit for undergraduates, or "make-up" if you missed previous MATLAB assignments.)

    Develop a MATLAB simulation of the game described in Problem 2.5.9. Compare your simulation results with the analytical PMF PY(y) and expected value E[Y].

  5. Presentations: The following students are asked to present their solution to the indicated problem. The presentation will be done as a group.

    Problem 2.3.9:
    Morning: Jack Bullard and Chuck Williams
    Afternoon: Nate Vary and Mike Vallone

    Problem 2.3.11:
    Morning: Steve Bixby and Bruce Gamache
    Afternoon: Beamer Pickert and Justin Reed

    Problem 2.4.6:
    Morning: Ryan Armentrout and Alex Rudis
    Afternoon: Megan McCarthy and Dave Kline

    Problem 2.5.9:
    Morning: Sarah Gunnels and Y.J. Yoon
    Afternoon: Bill Welliver and Xiaoying Zhong (also include MATLAB results)

Thank you.