Here's a popular text in Information Theory which goes into some detail on data compression and communication channels. Definitely a good one to read through!
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This is the fourth meet up in this series! We'll cover the Chapter 4 ), and work through some problems. Would anyone like to volunteer to present a problem? Let us know in the comments! I'll read through the problems, and suggest a few that look interesting. Feel free to do the same! We'll present solutions and discuss the material at the next meet up.
This is a cool chapter! We're getting into some details of Markov Chains.
• Probability theory: (moderate level) Joint distributions and marginalization; conditioning; Bayes' Theorem
• Graph Theory: (beginner level) Have a basic idea of what a graph is.
• Analysis: (beginner to moderate level) Know what a set is; know what a logarithm is; understand the basic ideas of proofs by induction, contradiction, etc.
• Chapter 3: Understand the material from chapter 3.