Information and Coding
by Karl Petersen
Publisher: AMS 2018
Number of pages: 63
The aim was to review the many facets of information, coding, and cryptography, including their uses throughout history, their implications for modern life, and their mathematical underpinnings. Prerequisites included high-school mathematics, curiosity, and willingness to deal with unfamiliar ideas.
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