6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2013 Home Page
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6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2013

Home Page, Spring 2013

Welcome to the Spring 2013 home page of MIT subject 6.050J / 2.110J Information, Entropy, and Computation.
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Weekly Schedule

Unit Dates (2013) Major Topic Notes Resources
1
2
 Feb 5–8   Bits
  Codes
Preface
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
RNA cartoon
Resources
3  Feb 11–15   Compression Chapter 3
MP3 demo
Resources
4  Feb 21–Mar 1
 (2 weeks)
  Noise and Errors Chapter 4 Resources
5  Mar 4–8   Probability Chapter 5 Resources
6  Mar 11–15   Communications Chapter 6 Resources
7  Mar 18–22   Processes Chapter 7 Resources
   Mar 25–29   Spring Vacation
8  Apr 1–5   Inference Chapter 8 Resources
9  Apr 8–12   Maximum Entropy Chapter 9 Resources
   Apr 18
  Quiz
10  Apr 22–26   Physical Systems Chapter 10 Resources
11  Apr 29–May 3    Energy Chapter 11 Resources
12  May 6–10   Temperature Chapter 12 Resources
13  May 13–16   Quantum Information   Chapter 13 Resources

Examinations

Quiz, Thursday, April 18, 2013, 1:00–3:00 PM, Room 5-234.            
    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 22, 2013, 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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