BIOPHYS 445 - Introduction to Information Theory for the Natural Sciences
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Biophysics (BIOPHYS)
Department: LSA Biophysics
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Details

Credits:
3
Enforced Prerequisites:
MATH 215 (Multivariable and Vector Calculus).
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 425/STATS 425.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This course introduces the basic tools of Information Theory. Entropy, Relative Entropy, and Information, and highlights their utility with applications drawn from various disciplines. After introducing the basics of probability theory and information theory, we explore topics including coding, data compression, channel capacity, thermodynamics, population dynamics, gene transcriptions, network science and more.

Schedule

BIOPHYS 445 - Introduction to Information Theory for the Natural Sciences
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
34090
Open
5
 
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM

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