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Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 48 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

15 minutes to complete

Course Preliminaries

15 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 1 reading
1 video
1 reading
Grading Scheme10m
7 minutes to complete

Chapter 1 Information Measures

7 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 7 min)
2 videos
Chapter 16m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 2 Information Measures - Part 1

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 B5m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 C4m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.218m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.33m
Assignment 1 Video Preview7s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 1 Solution10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Chapter 2 Information Measures - Part 2

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 74 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Chapter 2 - Section 2.45m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.512m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.67m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.711m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.816m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.1019m
Assignment 2 Video Preview6s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 2 Solution10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Chapter 3 The I-Measure - Part 1

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Chapter 3 - Section 3.18m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 A15m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 B9m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.47m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 A7m
Assignment 3 Video Preview6s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 3 Solution10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Chapter 3 The I-Measure - Part 2

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min)
4 videos
Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 B12m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.6 A12m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.6 B11m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 4 Zero-Error Data Compression - Part 1

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 A15m
Assignment 4 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 4 Solution10m

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