CS C79. Societal Risks and the Law
Catalog Description: Defining, perceiving, quantifying and measuring risk; identifying risks and estimating their importance; determining whether laws and regulations can protect us from these risks; examining how well existing laws work and how they could be improved; evaluting costs and benefits. Applications may vary by term. This course cannot be used to complete engineering unit or technical elective requirements for students in the College of Engineering.
Spring: 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week
Fall: 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week
Grading basis: letter
Final exam status: No final exam
Also listed as: POL SCI C79, STAT C79
Department Notes: The course web page is available at http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~daw/teaching/c79-s13/