6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2008 Home Page
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6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2008

Home Page, Spring 2008

Welcome to the Spring 2008 home page of MIT subject 6.050J / 2.110J Information, Entropy, and Computation.
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Weekly Material, as of May 13, 2008

Unit Dates (2008) Major Topic Notes Resources
1
2
 Feb 5 - 8   Bits
  Codes
Preface
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Resources
3  Feb 11 - 15   Compression Chapter 3
MP3 demo
Resources
4  Feb 21 - 29
 (2 weeks)
  Noise & Errors Chapter 4 Resources
5  Mar 3 - 7   Probability Chapter 5 Resources
6  Mar 10 - 14   Communications Chapter 6 Resources
7  Mar 17 - 21   Processes Chapter 7 Resources
   Mar 24 - 28   Spring Break
8  Mar 31 - Apr 4   Inference Chapter 8 Resources
9  Apr 7 - 11   Maximum Entropy Chapter 9 Resources
   Apr 15
  Quiz
10  Apr 17 - 25   Physical Systems Chapter 10 Resources
11  Apr 28 - May 2    Energy Chapter 11 Resources
12  May 5 - 9   Temperature Chapter 12 Resources
13  May 12 - 13   Quantum Information   Chapter 13 Resources

Examinations

Quiz, Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Room 36-153.            
    Closed book except that one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper, with notes on both sides, is allowed.
    Coverage: through Unit 8.
Final Examination, Thursday, May 15, 2008, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Room 36-153.            
    Closed book except that two sheets of 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper, with notes on both sides, are allowed.

Office Hours

Prof. Seth Lloyd, Room 3-160, hours to be determined.


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