Lecture 1 of the Course on Information Theory, Pattern Recognition, and Neural Networks.
Produced by: David MacKay (University of Cambridge)
Author: David MacKay, University of Cambridge
A series of sixteen lectures covering the core of the book "Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms" (Cambridge University Press, 2003, www.inference.eng.cam.ac.uk/mackay/itila/) which can be bought at Amazon (www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0521642981/davidmackay0f-21), and is available free online (www.inference.eng.cam.ac.uk/mackay/itila/).
A subset of these lectures used to constitute a Part III Physics course at the University of Cambridge. The high-resolution videos and all other course material can be downloaded from the Cambridge course website (www.inference.eng.cam.ac.uk/mackay/itprnn/).
Snapshots of the lecture can be found here:
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(synchronized with snapshots and slides).