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    This introductory seminar course will explore the elements of the science of information and their manifestation in various domains. There are no pre-requisites for this course. There is an incredibly fun and informative podcast and blog associated with this course (see Related Resources below). You will learn:

    * How information can be measured, represented, and communicated effectively
    * Why bits have become the universal currency for information exchange
    * How these ideas influence the design and operation of modern-day systems like smart phones
    * How the science of information emerges in other domains like neuroscience, cryptography, and even the entertainment industry

    Related Resources:
    Podcast and Blog: The Informaticists

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    Syllabus/Suggested Schedule

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    Week 1: Introduction

    Week 2: Precision Health and Genomics

    Week 3: Error-Correction and Photonic Computing

    Week 4: Compression and Security

    Week 5: Big Data Compression

    Week 6: Quantum Information and Order

    Week 7: Creating an Artificial Retina

    Week 8: Information and Engineering