EE263: Introduction to Linear Dynamical Systems

Kunal Shah, Stanford University, Summer Quarter 2018


  • Grading policy: Homework 35%, midterm 25%, final 40%.

    • These weights are approximate

    • We reserve the right to change them later.

  • Grades are available on Canvas and Gradescope.


  • There are 6 weekly homework assignemnnts

  • Homework must be submitted by 11:59PM on Wednesdays on Gradescope.

  • Late homework will not be accepted.

  • You are allowed to work on the homework in small groups, but must write up your own homework to turn in.

  • Each problem is on a coarse scale of 0-2.

  • Code must be submitted with all assignments.

  • You can use any programming language of your choice, but the sample codes we provide will be in MATLAB .


  • Midterm exam will be a 12hr take home exam.

  • Final exam will be a 16hr take home exam.

  • You will choose from 1 of 4 start times

  • You must work alone, NO collaboration is allowed.

  • Exams are emailed to you

  • Exams are turned into Gradescope.

  • Late submissions will NOT be graded.

  • SCPD students should EMAIL the course staff with their desired exam time. Try to make it close to the times listed above.

  • You may use any books, notes, or software for the exams, but you must work on your own.