Computer science Journey into information theory Modern Information Theory 3 programs 9 videos Information Theory in the 20th Century 4:45 Symbol rate Introduction to Symbol Rate (Baud) 5:54 Introduction to channel capacity Introduction to Channel Capacity & Message Space Message space exploration 9:53 Measuring information How can we quantify/measure an information source? 7:15 Origin of Markov chains Introduction to Markov chains Markov chain exploration 4:02 A mathematical theory of communication Claude Shannon demonstrated how to generate "english looking" text using Markov chains. Markov text exploration Generate text using markov chains 7:05 Information entropy Finally we arrive at our quantitative measure of entropy 4:16 Compression codes What is the limit of compression? 5:25 Error correction How can we communicate in the presence of noise? 10:16 The search for extraterrestrial intelligence Can information theory help us talk to aliens?