Zakharov Lectureship 2022

Lecture 2: Physical Nature of Information – How to receive, send and forget information

Asymptotic equipartition as a universal mathematical tool of statistical physics and information theory. Information as a choice. Entropy as the rate of information transfer. Two greatest code inventions: alphabet and positional numeral system. Entropy of the language and the genetic code.

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4 p.m. Feb. 7, 2022


ENR2, Room S395 and Zoom password: math