## Speaker:

Amirhossein Taghvaei

## Institution:

UC Irvine

## Time:

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:50pm

## Location:

RH 510R

This week, we will discuss Section 2.5 and Section 3.1 of the lecture notes of Wu and Polyanski:

http://people.lids.mit.edu/yp/homepage/papers.html

Working Group in Information Theory is a self-educational project in the department. Techniques based on information theory have become essential in high-dimensional probability, theoretical computer science and statistical learning theory. On the other hand, information theory is not taught systematically. The goal of this group is to close this gap.