Instructor: Yuecheng Zhu
Email:yuechengzhu@math.upenn.edu
Office: DRL 4C7
Office hours: Monday 5 pm 6 pm, Tues 6 pm7 pm
Grader: Anna Pun
Email:punying@math.upenn.edu
Office: DRL 3E2
Office hours: Friday 24 pm

Course Guide
 Class meeting: MWF 121pm, DRL 3C2
 Textbook: Not required, but Analytic Methods for Law, 2nd ed, by Jackson etc is recommended. The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
by Leonard Mlodinow is an interesting reading. Since there is no
standard textbook to follow, you should come to class and take notes.
 Grading: Participation and Homework 25%, Two mid terms exams (25% each) 50%, A final paper 25%
 Syllabus
 Notes for Oct 6 lecture images/180%20Oct%206.pdf
 Definition of evolutionarily stability images/Definition%20of%20E.S./definition%20of%20E.S.%20.pdf
 Notes for the last part: Options images/180%20options.pdf

Homework:

Exam: The first midterm is scheduled on Oct 2, Friday. The second midterm is on Nov 2, Monday.

Final paper:
First, you should form a group of four or five people. Please sign your groups on Canvas. Feel free to name your group.
Each group will
work on a project and submit an paragraph of abstract on Nov 2, Monday.
Each group gives a 15 min slide presentation in November, after Thanksgiving. Send me the
slides, if you'd like to share them with future classes. Here are some
samples of slides from previous classes.
Each
member of the group should work on different parts of the project and
write the final paper on his/her own. Show clearly which part is your
contribution to the project in the final paper. The paper is due on Dec
15. The Text should be 510 pages (doublespace the lines). Everything
including diagrams, pictures, references should be within 15 pages.
