Instructor: Dennis Freeman Description: The response of a system to sinusoidal input gives valuable information about its behavior in the frequency domain, similar to convolution in the time domain. Eigenfunctions and vector plots are used to explore this frequency ...
Q&A with Denis Leblanc: Sample collection, diffusion sampling, contaminant storage, water lifting, multi-level samplers, contaminant plume cleanup.
Instructor: Dennis Freeman Description: This lecture introduces the administrative details of the course, and uses examples from several engineering fields to illustrate the central abstraction of 6.003: analysis and design of systems via their signal transform ...
Instructor: Dennis Freeman Description: In linear time-invariant systems, breaking an input signal into individual time-shifted unit impulses allows the output to be expressed as the superposition of unit impulse responses. Convolution is the general method of ...
Description: This recitation revisits the perfect-information blackjack problem that was covered in lecture. Instructor: Victor Costan
Description: This recitation covers the wood-cutting problem (dynamic programming) and Bloom filters (hashing, probability). Instructor: Victor Costan
Note: This video is from the Fall 2007 class. This lecture continues the discussion of transformation and subversion in 1970s films, specifically as embodied in work of director Robert Altman. Outline - Robert Altman (1925-2006) - Career - Defining qualities: - Moral ...
Description: This lecture introduces computational complexity, including how most decision problems are uncomputable, hardness and completeness, and reductions. Instructor: Erik Demaine
Description: This lecture talks about the relationship between the poor and entrepreneurship. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: This lecture discusses theories and policies developed to help fight poverty. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: This lecture discusses the impact of political economics on the world's poor. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: The professor provides some final thoughts to conclude the course on the challenges of world poverty. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
This lecture discusses the ways in which risk is costly to the poor and if insurance is beneficial to this population. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
This lecture covers risk and insurance for the world's poor. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: This lecture covers credit and lending to the world's poor. Instructor: Esther Duflo
Description: This lecture discusses the topic of pros and cons of microfinance for the poor. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
This lecture discusses the perceived returns of education and highlights various studies done on the subject. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
In this lecture, Esther Duflo talks about social experiments done to understand what interventions work best to mitigate world poverty. Instructor: Esther Duflo
In this lecture, Esther Duflo covers malnutriton and the nutrition-based poverty trap, including the relationship between productivity and nutrition. Instructor: Esther Duflo
In this lab, the class does a charcoal burn from start to finish, loading the drum, lighting it, and sealing it after some of the burn. While the burn is going on, they grate yucca to make a binder and make briquettes using the contents from a previous burn. Speaker: ...