Information theory

Information theory describes the fundamental limits on our ability to store, process and communicate data, whether in natural or artificial systems. Understanding and approaching these limits is important in a wide variety of topics in informatics, including compression, communication, machine learning, and data science. For more information, see the 5 min introductory video and preparation advice, and the course catalogue entry.

The Information Theory course is not running.

For reference, you can see an archive of the 2014/15 course materials. Or you could watch an archive from 2012 of David MacKay's Cambridge lecture course.

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