## 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 (36 Lecture, 104 Private Study)

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

## Mathematics and Statistics

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/graduate-studies/programs-study/mathematics-statistics/

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in its own building, Jeffery Hall. Graduate students are provided with study space in Jeffery Hall and most classes and seminars are scheduled in the building.

## Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/graduate-studies/courses-instruction/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 .

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

**...**Communications and Coding: **MATH** 401 ; **MATH** 406 ; **MATH** 418 ; **MATH** **474** ; **MATH** 477 .
ii. Data**...**

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

**...**Communications and Coding: **MATH** 401 ; **MATH** 406 ; **MATH** 418 ; **MATH** **474** ; **MATH** 477 . ii. Data**...**

## Mathematics and Engineering, B.A.Sc. (Class of 2024)

**...**MTHE 430/433/472/**474**/477; and the**...**Seminar , MTHE 493 Engineering **Math** Project and APSC**...**

## Mathematics and Engineering, B.A.Sc. (Class of 2025)

**...**MTHE 430/433/472/**474**/477; and the**...**Seminar , MTHE 493 Engineering **Math** Project and APSC**...**

## Mathematics and Engineering, B.A.Sc. (Class of 2026)

**...**MTHE 430/433/472/**474**/477; and the**...**Seminar , MTHE 493 Engineering **Math** Project and APSC**...**

## Mathematics and Engineering, B.A.Sc. (Class of 2027)

**...**MTHE 430/433/472/**474**/477; and the**...**Seminar , MTHE 493 Engineering **Math** Project and APSC**...**

## Academic Programs

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/arts-science/academic-programs/

**...**at any level. The **MATH** and STAT Joint**...**221 ; ELEC 470 ; ELEC **474** ; CHEE 209
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