Logistics

  • Intructor: Laurent El Ghaoui

    • Contact: elghaoui at berkeley

    • Office hours: W 10-11, 421 SDH.

  • Teaching assistants: Vu Pham and Arturo Fernandez.

    • Contact: vu at eecs.berkeley.edu and arturof at berkeley.edu

    • Office hours: TBD.

  • Material: we'll use the Hyper-textbook here.

  • Homeworks: there will be a total of 5 Homeworks; most require the use of Matlab. Typically the HW is given on a Thursday, and due in class two weeks later. If you turn your homework late, there will be a 2 point penalty per day, with a maximum delay until the next class following the due date (that is, if a HW is due on a Thursday, you have to turn it on the following Tuesday at the latest). Only the best 4 homework scores will count towards your grade.

  • Exams: There will be one midterm (Thursday, March 13, in class), and a final. Students enrolled in the course as EE 227 AT do a project, to be submitted electronically on May 12, 2014.

  • Projects: Look here.

  • Grading: 5% quizzes, 25% homework, midterm (30%), final project or final (40%).

  • Discussion section: W 12-1P, 285 CORY, and W 5-6P, room TBA.

  • Software: for the homeworks, we will use the free matlab toolbox called CVX.