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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 (36 Lecture, 104 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite STAT 268/3.0 or STAT 252/3.0. Recommended STAT 353/3.0.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Mathematics and 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)

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 . 

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