Lecture Notes

Classical Information Science

Here, classical is as in classical versus quantum.

  • Lecture Notes

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    • Cryptography

    • Information Theory

    • The ultimate goal is to understand what information theory can tell us about physics, particularly statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics and black hole thermodynamics.

      Shannon Entropy

  • Problem Sets

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    • Cryptography

    • Information Theory

  • References and Further Reading

  • Thomas M. Cover, Joy A. Thomas, Elements of Information Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1991
    Robert M. Gray, Entropy and Information Theory, Spinger-Verlag, 1990
    Robert M. Gray and Lee D. Davisson, An Introduction to Statistical Signal Processing, 1999
    Robert V. Hogg and Allen T. Craig, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Fourth Edition, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1978
    Bruce Schneier, Applied Cryptography, Second Edition: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996