## 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).

**Offering Faculty:**Faculty of Arts and Science

## Mathematics and Statistics

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

MATH-M-BSH Subject: Administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Plan: Consists of 60.0 units as described below. Program: The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

## Computing, Mathematics and Analytics – Specialization (Computing) – Bachelor of Computing (Honours)

**...**Theory ; **MATH** 406 Introduction to Coding Theory ; **MATH** 418 Number Theory and Cryptography ; **MATH** **474****...**

## Computing, Mathematics and Analytics – Specialization (Computing) – Bachelor of Computing (Honours)

**...**Theory ; **MATH** 406 Introduction to Coding Theory ; **MATH** 418 Number Theory and Cryptography ; **MATH** **474****...**

## Academic Programs

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**...**at any level. The **MATH** and STAT Medial**...**471 Not Found ; ELEC **474** ; ELEC 476 Course**...**