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Information Theory for Complex Systems

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: FIM780
Spring 2021
50% Day
Göteborg
Period: 18 January 2021 - 21 March 2021
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
2 Opens 15 September GU-21157
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course introduces you to important concepts in information theory that can be used to describe and characterise complex systems. The concepts are applied to a number of areas in complex systems: cellular automata, fractals, chemical self-organisation, and chaos. The main aim is to give you the knowledge and skills to apply information theory to a wide variety of different systems. The course also gives a presentation of the connections between information theory and physics, primarily statistical mechanics and thermodynamics.

More Information

http://www.physics.gu.se/

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Course Syllabus

FIM780

Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Natural or Mathematical sciences of 180 credits including knowledge of Mathematical analysis, Linear algebra and Programming. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Majken Lundqvist, majken.lundqvist@physics.gu.se, 031-786 9143

Department

Department of Physics
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Origovägen 6 B

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