Science of Information Learning Hub

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Presented by: Purdue University

Combinatorics is a branch of mathematics that studies the size and structure of discrete sets. This allows us to enumerate and evaluate the sample spa...


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Presented by: Purdue University

Learn about information as data first proposed in Claude Shannon's groundbreaking work. Intro to the concept of entropy, data compression, channels.


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Presented by: Purdue University

Encryption is the transformation of data into a form unreadable by anyone without a secret decryption key. Its purpose is to ensure privacy by keeping...


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Presented by: Purdue University

Pioneered by Claude Shannon of Bell Laboratories in the late 1940's, MTC is the foundational theory behind data encoding and transmission. Without it ...


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Presented by: Purdue University

This 6 week short course in the Science of Information Series provides a critical foundation for understanding more advanced science of information to...


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Presented by: Princeton University

Foundational insights on Claude Shannon’s landmark paper “Mathematical Theory of Communication” as well as commentary on his life and times.

Presented by: Purdue University

This module will provide historical and present day context for the critical need to better understand and develop in parallel a sound theoretical und...

Presented by: Stanford University

using recent research from the Center for Science of Information (CSoI)

Presented by: Oregon Health & Science University

Presented by: Carnegie Mellon University

Presented by: Chinese University of Hong Kong

Presented by: Purdue University

Presented by: Purdue University

This module is designed with the computer scientist and engineer in mind, to aid in learning the basic language of life sciences. Biology as a field, ...

Presented by: Texas A&M University

A series of 8 modules and a short course will teach students network coding.

Presented by: Purdue University

Presented by: UC San Diego


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