CSC310F Fall 2005 - Info
*** LECTURES MW9 (location BA1220), TUTORIAL R9 (location BA1220) ***
Instructor: Sam Roweis; email csc310 at cs dot toronto dot edu
Please do NOT send Roweis or the tutor email about the class
directly to their personal accounts.
Lecture Times: Mondays, Wednesdays 9:10am -- 10:00 am
Tutorial Times: Thursdays, 9:10am-10:00am
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10-11am (after class)
Prerequisite: CSC207H1/CSC260H1/270H1; STA247H1/STA255H1/STA257H1;
MAT223H1/MAT240H1; CGPA 3.0/enrolment in a CSC subject POSt
Measuring information. The source coding theorem. Data compression using ad hoc methods and dictionary-based methods. Probabilistic source models, and their use via Huffman and arithmetic coding. Noisy channels and the channel coding theorem. Error correcting codes, and their decoding by algebraic and probabilistic methods.