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MATH 474 Information Theory

MATH 474  Information Theory  Units: 3.00  

Topics include: information measures, entropy, mutual information, modeling of information sources, lossless data compression, block encoding, variable-length encoding, Kraft inequality, fundamentals of channel coding, channel capacity, rate-distortion theory, lossy data compression, rate-distortion theorem. Given jointly with MATH 874.
LEARNING HOURS 140 (36L;104P).

Requirements: Prerequisite STAT 268 or STAT 351. Recommended STAT 353.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in its own building, Jeffery Hall, and this building also houses most of the facilities associated with the department. A large number of networked public computers and workstations are located in Jeffery Hall and provide students and staff with ready access to standard computing software and to the Internet.

Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)

The department offers a selection of courses from the following list each academic year.  Course offerings for the current academic year can be found on the  Department of Mathematics and Statistics website . 

Mathematics – Major (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Subject:   Administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Plan:   Consists of 60.00 units as described below. Program:   The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

Academic Programs any level. The MATH and STAT Joint...221 ; ELEC 470 ; ELEC 474 ; CHEE 209 (Certificate...