Exams

Exams

Midterm I: Friday 02/28, 10-10.53am, Harriman Hall 137

The exam is made of four parts:

Part I is about Chapter 1 and is worth 12 points. You will be asked to calculate the winner of an election under different methods.

Part II is about Chapter 2 and is worth 12 points. You will be asked to understand a concrete real-life situation as a weighted voting system and calculate its Banzhaf and/or Shapley-Shubik power distribution.

Part III is about Chapter 3 and is worth 12 points. You will be asked to find fair divisions of an assets using different methods, decide whether a certain division is fair, calculate how much a player values her share according to her value system.

Part IV is only worth 4 points and is a list of true/false questions about §4.1 and 4.2.

Midterm II: Friday 04/11, 10-10.53am, Harriman Hall 137

The exam covers chapters 5, 6 and 7 and section 8.2 in the textbook. There will be three problems worth 10 points each and a list of 10 shorter questions worth one point each.

Final exam: Monday 05/19, 8.30-10.45am, Harriman Hall 137

The final exam is cumulative and worth 80 points: 45 points will be on the last part of the course (Chapters 14, 15 and 16); the remaining 35 points are on Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 (roughly 5 points per chapter).

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Exam Rules:

Calculators are not allowed.

All electronic devices (except watches) must be turned off. In particular, cell phones are not allowed. If you take your cellphone out for any reason (even just to check the time), you will be asked to turn in your exam paper and to leave the room.

Notes, textbooks, etc. are not allowed. Only the test paper and pens/pencil/eraser should be on your desk.

No consultations with others. Please raise your hand if you have any question.

No bathroom brakes are allowed. Please use the restroom before the test starts.

Please bring your college ID; it will be checked when you hand in your exam paper.