STAT364/664: Information theory

Yihong Wu, Yale University, Fall 2016

Welcome to STAT364/664! This is a graduate-level introduction to the mathematics of Information Theory, with emphasis on the modern aspects of non-asymptotics and information spectrum methods. We will also discuss various connections and applications to statistics and computer science.

  • Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday at 1135-1250 in Room 107, 24 Hillhouse.

  • Office hours: Tuesday 2-4pm, Room 203, 24 Hillhouse.

  • Teaching fellow : Jason Klusowski

  • Syllabus

  • Lecture notes (updated Jun 2016) co-developed with Prof. Yury Polyanskiy at MIT