Theory of information and chaos

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΧΑΟYΣ / Theory of information and chaos
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorIoannis Antoniou
Course ID40002857

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mathematics (2014-today)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1083.6
Student Assessment
Written examiations, lectures. solution of exercises.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Ash, R. 1965, Information Theory, Wiley, Dover, New York (1990). - Barabasi A.-L. 2002, Linked: The new Science of Networks, Perseus, Cambridge Massachusetts. - Blum L., Cucker F., Shub M., Smale S. 1998, Complexity and Real Computation, Springer, New York. - Brillouin L. 1956, Science and Information Theory, Academic Press, New York . - Boudourides Μ. Networks ( University of Patras. - Cover T.,Thomas J. 1991, Elements of Information Theory, Wiley, New York. - Cox R. 1961, The Algebra of Probable Inference, John Hopkins Press, Baltimore. - Dorogovtsev S., Mendes G. 2003, Evolution of Networks, Oxford Univ. Press, UK. - Epstein R. 1977, The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic, Academic Press, London. - Ferguson T. 1997, Mathematical Statistics: a Decision Theoretic Approach, Academic Press. - Frieden R. 2004, Science from Fisher Information: A Unification, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. - Gheorghe A. 1990, Decision Processes in Dynamic Probabilistic Systems, Kluwer, Dodrecht. - Gleick J. 2011, The Information: A History ,a Theory, a Flood, Pantheon, New York. - Gray R. 1988, Probability, Random Processes and Ergodic Properties, Springer, New York. - Gray R. 1990, Entropy and Information Theory, Springer, New York. - Han, Te Sun 2003, Information-Spectrum Methods in Information Theory, Springer, New York. - Jelinek F. 1968, Probabilistic Information Theory, MacGraw-Hill, New York. - Kay S. 1993, Fundamentals of Statistical Signal Processing: Estimation Theory, Prentice Hall, London. - Kakihara Y. 1999, Abstract Methods in Information Theory, World Scientific, Singapore. - Khinchin A. 1957, Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory, Dover, New York. - Kullback S. 1968, Information Theory and Statistics, Dover, New York. - Levin B. 1982, Statistical Communication Theory and its Applications, Mir, Moscow. - Li M.,Vitanyi P. 1993, An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and its Applications, Springer. New York. - MacKay D. 2003, Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms, Cambridge, UK. - Pinsker M. 1964, Information and Stability of Random Variables and Processes, Holden-Day, San Francisco. - Renyi A. 1984, A Diary in Information Theory,Wiley, New York. - Shannon C. ,Weaver W. 1949, The Mathematical Theory of Communication, Univ. Illinois Press, Urbana. - Spode Group, Hardwick I. 1996, Decision and Discrete Mathematics, Albion, Chichester, UK. - Whittle W. 2000, Probability via Expectation, 4th ed., Springer, Berlin. - Yanglom A. ,Yanglom I. 1983, Probability and Information, Reidel, Dordrecht.
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