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MATH 477 Data Compression and Source Coding

MATH 477  Data Compression and Source Coding  Units: 3.00  

Topics include: arithmetic coding, universal lossless coding, Lempel-Ziv and related dictionary based methods, rate distortion theory, scalar and vector quantization, predictive and transform coding, applications to speech and image coding.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MATH 474. 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.