6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2010 Home Page
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6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2010

Home Page, Spring 2010

Welcome to the Spring 2010 home page of MIT subject 6.050J / 2.110J Information, Entropy, and Computation.
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Weekly Material, as of May 5, 2010

Unit Dates (2010) Major Topic Notes Resources
1
2
 Feb 2–5   Bits
  Codes
Preface
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Resources
3  Feb 8–12   Compression Chapter 3
MP3 demo
Resources
4  Feb 18–26
 (2 weeks)
  Noise & Errors Chapter 4 Resources
5  Mar 1–5   Probability Chapter 5 Resources
6  Mar 8–12   Communications Chapter 6 Resources
7  Mar 15–19   Processes Chapter 7 Resources
   Mar 22–26   Spring Vacation
8  Mar 29–Apr 2   Inference Chapter 8 Resources
9  Apr 5–9   Maximum Entropy Chapter 9 Resources
   Apr 13
  Quiz
10  Apr 15–23   Physical Systems Chapter 10 Resources
11  Apr 26–30    Energy Chapter 11 Resources
12  May 3–7   Temperature Chapter 12 Resources
13  May 10–13   Quantum Information   Chapter 13 Resources

Examinations

Quiz, Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Room 1-150.            
    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, Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 1:30 – 4:30 PM, Room 1-150.            
    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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