To: All those pre-enrolled, or considering enrolling, in ECS 256 next quarter

From: Norm Matloff, Professor of Computer Science

If you have not done so already, please read my general outline of the course. But there is more:

I received e-mail today from a grad student in Statistics, an excerpt of which follows:

...I'm thinking to enroll in your course this winter. A few of us in the stat department were wondering how much emphasis would be on coding efficiencies and how to write packages etc and how much would be on the statistical concepts...

This is a very important question. Is this a Stat course or is it a CS course? Is it particles or is it waves? :-) I'll answer in bullets:

Feel free to contact me if you have any questons.