6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2014 Home Page
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6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2014

Home Page, Spring 2014

Welcome to the Spring 2014 home page of MIT subject 6.050J / 2.110J Information, Entropy, and Computation.
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Weekly Schedule

Unit Dates (2014) Major Topic Notes Resources
1
2
 Feb 4–7   Bits
  Codes
Preface
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
RNA cartoon
Resources
3  Feb 10–14   Compression Chapter 3
MP3 demo
JPEG demo
Resources
4  Feb 18–28
 (2 weeks)
  Noise and 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 Vacation
8  Mar 31–Apr 4   Inference Chapter 8 Resources
   Apr 9
  Quiz
9  Apr 10–18
 (2 weeks)
  Maximum Entropy Chapter 9 Resources
10  Apr 21–25   Physical Systems Chapter 10 Resources
11  Apr 28–May 2    Energy Chapter 11 Resources
12  May 5–9   Temperature Chapter 12 Resources
13  May 12–15   Quantum Information   Chapter 13 Resources

Examinations

Quiz, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 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 7.
Final Examination, to be scheduled, week of May 19–23.            
    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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