EE364a: Final Exam

Summer 2016 final exam and solutions.

Summer 2016 Final exam statistics:

Using The final exam grade matrix, the rank-one fit of students’ ability and problem ease results in the problem ease vector being [0.450744, 0.280478, 0.390744, 0.451391, 0.179985, 0.399448, 0.412036].

The final exam will be a 24 hour take-home exam. You can pick up and return your exam in Bytes Cafe in the Packard building at the following times (which are adjusted for daylight saving time).

  • pick up on Saturday, August 13 between 10 and 10:30 am; return on Sunday, August 14 between 10 and 10:30 am

  • pick up on Sunday, August 14 between 10 and 10:30 am; return on Monday, August 15 between 10 and 10:30 am

We can schedule your exam for another (earlier) day if you have a good reason why you can't take the exam on either of these days. If it's difficult for you to come to campus, we can arrange to email the exam to you. Contact us using the staff email address to make arrangements.

If you are a remote SCPD student, we will not be using the SCPD exam system. Instead, we'll send you the exam via email at a time that you arrange with the course staff, and you'll send a scanned version of your exam back to us via email.

Preparing for the final exam

Make sure you have the most recent software.

  • Matlab.

    • Make sure that you have CVX version 2.1 installed. (You can check which version you have using cvx_version.)

  • Python.

    • Make sure that you have CVXPY version 0.3.9 installed. (You can check which version you have using cvxpy.__version__.)

  • Julia.

    • Make sure that you have Julia version 0.4 or higher installed. (The version is displayed when you start Julia from the command line; alternatively, you can check which version you have using versioninfo().)

    • Make sure that Convex.jl version 0.3.0 installed. (You can check which version you have using Pkg.status().)

    • Make sure that you have ECOS version 0.6.5 or higher installed. (You can check which version you have using Pkg.status().)

For practice:

The necessary data files can be found here.