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Winter quarter, 2008

Instructor: Carl Bergstrom

Time and place: MW 1:30-3:20, Kincaid 502

Textbook: Cover and Thomas (2007) Elements of Information Theory, second edition. Wiley.

If you are serious about learning information theory, there is no better way to do so than to pick up a copy of this excellent textbook and start reading from the beginning. The book requires an elementary background in probability theory and in calculus, but little else by way of background knowledge.

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