Peter Zhang

Notes

Dec 10, 2021

PP 141

Lectures Introduction Humans can be primed by irrelevant information. Ariely et al. showed that a subject’s social security number could influence their valuation of a box of chocolates., Behavioral economics...

Dec 10, 2021

EC 182

Chapter Notes Chapter 13 Macroeconomic analysis considers underemployment, saving, trade imbalances, and money/price level. To measure these factors, economists use national income accounting to record expenditures and balance of payments...

Dec 10, 2021

CS 61C

From univariate to multivariate: Derivative -> Gradient Second Derivative -> Hessian Taylor Series… \[f(x + \Delta) = f(x) + \grad f(x) \Delta + 1/2 \Delta^T \gradient^2f(x) \Delta + O(||\Delta||^3)\] To...

Dec 10, 2021

CS 61C

C Basics Syntax 0, NULL, and boolean types in stdbool.h are false. Everything else evaluates to true. types can’t change. Longs include int, unsigned int, float, double, char, long, and...

Aug 10, 2021

UGBA

Module 1: Finance Balance Sheet The balance sheet is a snapshot of a company’s finances. Assets are controlled by the company and help it generate revenue. Current assets can be...

Aug 10, 2021

EC 176

Introduction These notes are for Climate Change Economics, a course that introduces global warming problems and solutions through an economic lens. Notes Climate Science The Sun emits energy in the...

Jul 11, 2021

Stat 134 MT

Introduction I took these notes for Stat 134: Concepts of Probability taught by Professor Ibser. It is based on Probability by Jim Pitman. Probability Outcomes The set of possible outcomes...

Jul 10, 2021

CS 188 MT

Introduction These notes are for CS 188: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence taught by Mesut Yang and Carl Qi in Summer 2021. The notes up to the midterm are here. These...

Jul 10, 2021

CS 188 MT

Introduction These notes are for CS 188: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence taught by Mesut Yang and Carl Qi in Summer 2021. They cover the topics up to the midterm, except...

Jun 27, 2021

EC 119 F

Introduction These notes are for the latter half of Economics 119: Psychology and Economics, based on a collection of readings and lectures slides (4, 5, 6). Notes for the first...

Jun 17, 2021

EC 119 MT

Introduction These notes are for the first half of Economics 119: Psychology and Economics, based on a collection of readings and lectures slides (on topics 0, 1, 2, and 3)....

May 12, 2021

CS 170 Final

Good luck on finals! Also check out the notes for topics from midterm 1 and midterm 2. Notes based on chapters 7 of Algorithms by Papadimitriou et al. Linear Programming...

May 11, 2021

EC 101A Final

Introduction Notes are from the 12th edition of Microeconomic Theory by Nicholson and Snyder, which you can find here. Check out the notes on Midterm 1 and Midterm 2. Good...

May 10, 2021

EC 101B Final

Introduction These notes are for Economics 101B: Macroeconomics, based on Sanjay K Chugh’s Modern Macroeconomics, which is here. Notes on the midterm are here. Notes Chapter 26: Neoclassical Growth While...

Apr 14, 2021

EC 101A MT2

Introduction Notes are from the 12th edition of Microeconomic Theory by Nicholson and Snyder, which you can find here. For notes on Midterm 1, go here. Notes Altruism Utility maximization...

Apr 1, 2021

Reads for VCs

I’m doing a venture fellowship at Republic! Here are pre-reads and my notes. To anyone at Republic—I’ll take this down if it ends up violating the NDA. What is VC?...

Mar 11, 2021

CS 170 MT2

Notes are for Computer Science 170: Efficient Algorithms and Intractable Problems, based on Algorithms by Dasgupta et al. If you’re studying for the midterm on Tuesday, good luck! If you’re...

Mar 7, 2021

DS 100 MT1

Notes are taken from the Data 100 textbook. SQL and Pandas syntax is omitted because a guide is provided. Good luck! Data Sampling Convenience sampling is biased sampling method where...

Mar 6, 2021

EC 101B MT1

These notes are for Economics 101B: Macroeconomics, based on Sanjay K Chugh’s Modern Macroeconomics. Here is a copy of the textbook. If you’re taking it on Monday, good luck! Chapter...

Feb 22, 2021

EC 101A MT1

Introduction I’m taking these notes for the 101A midterm on Thursday. I did not go to lecture, so these may not reflect the content on the test. The notes are...

Feb 17, 2021

CS 170 MT1

Introduction New concept: taking notes for midterms and uploading them to the site. A natural way to hold myself accountable for producing good notes. Visiting my blog is also a...

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