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  • Online Course Introduction to Science of Information

  • Monday, November 18, 2013 - Friday, February 28, 2014
    Purdue University

    Overview: Information is a unifying theme in our world. It is creatively used as the foundation of many technologies, e.g., the Internet, DVDs, iPods/iPads, etc. People all over the globe are storing and exchanging massive amounts of information in different languages and contexts, across time and space. The Science of Information has made many technological advances possible, and it has also opened the door to many questions and viewpoints!

    Tutorials by Dr. Mark D. Ward, Associate Professor, Purdue University provide an introduction to the context and foundational methods in the field. The course particularly emphasizes the development of rigorous principles guiding the extraction, manipulation, and exchange of information.