Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2016

Unit 4: Errors


Recitation Thursday, Feb 18, 2016, 1:00 PM Room 1-136
Lecture Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016, 1:00 PM Room 1-136
Recitation Thursday, Feb 25, 2016, 1:00 PM Room 1-136

Lecture Handouts

Students who for any reason did not receive these items can pick them up in Room 38-344. Most of this material is also available on the 6.050J/2.110J Web site

Reading Assignment




General Technical Books

There are many excellent texts on coding theory and communications, some of which assume a familiarity with mathematics beyond introductory calculus.

Help Wanted

6.050J/2.110J students: be the first to suggest a resource, for example a useful Web site or a good book or article, to add to the list above. Send your suggestion by e-mail during Spring 2016 to 6.050-staff at

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