6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2017 Home Page
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6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2017

Home Page, Spring 2017

Welcome to the Spring 2017 home page of MIT subject 6.050J / 2.110J Information, Entropy, and Computation.
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Weekly Schedule

Unit Dates (2017) Major Topic Notes Resources
1
2
 Feb 7 – 10   Bits
  Codes
Preface
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
RNA cartoon
Resources
3  Feb 13 – 17   Compression Chapter 3
MP3 demo
JPEG demo
Resources
4  Feb 21 – Mar 3 (2 weeks)    Noise and Errors Chapter 4 Resources
5  Mar 6 – 10   Probability Chapter 5 Resources
6  Mar 13 – 17   Communications Chapter 6 Resources
7  Mar 20 – 24   Processes Chapter 7 Resources
   Mar 27 – 31   Spring Vacation
8  Apr 3 – 7   Inference Chapter 8 Resources
9  Apr 10 – 14   Maximum Entropy Chapter 9 Resources
   Apr 19
  Quiz
10  Apr 24 – 28   Physical Systems Chapter 10 Resources
11  May 1 – 5    Energy Chapter 11 Resources
12  May 8 – 12   Temperature Chapter 12 Resources
13  May 15 – 18   Quantum Information   Chapter 13 Resources

Examinations

Quiz, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Room 1-136.            
    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, Monday, May 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.            
    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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