6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2009 Home Page
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6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2009

Home Page, Spring 2009

Welcome to the Spring 2009 home page of MIT subject 6.050J / 2.110J Information, Entropy, and Computation.
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Weekly Material, as of May 11, 2009

Unit Dates (2009) Major Topic Notes Resources
1
2
 Feb 3–6   Bits
  Codes
Preface
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Resources
3  Feb 9–13   Compression Chapter 3
MP3 demo
Resources
4  Feb 19–27
 (2 weeks)
  Noise & Errors Chapter 4 Resources
5  Mar 2–6   Probability Chapter 5 Resources
6  Mar 9–13   Communications Chapter 6 Resources
7  Mar 16–20   Processes Chapter 7 Resources
   Mar 23–27   Spring Break
8  Mar 30–Apr 3   Inference Chapter 8 Resources
9  Apr 6–10   Maximum Entropy Chapter 9 Resources
   Apr 14
  Quiz
10  Apr 16–24   Physical Systems Chapter 10 Resources
11  Apr 27–May 1    Energy Chapter 11 Resources
12  May 4–8   Temperature Chapter 12 Resources
13  May 11–14   Quantum Information   Chapter 13 Resources

Examinations

Quiz, Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 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, Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 1:30 - 4:30 PM, Room 32-124.            
    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.


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