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Spring 2012-2013
* ELE 486 / APC 486  

Transmission and Compression of Information

Emmanuel A. Abbe

Historical overview of digital communications. Introductory information theory. Data compression. Error detection and correction codes. Digital modulation and demodulation.

Sample reading list:
D. McKay, Information Theory
T. Cover, J. Thomas, Elements of Information Theory

Reading/Writing assignments:
9-10 problem sets during the semester.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 45%
Problem set(s) - 30%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE 301 and ORF 309 are prerequisites..

Other information:
No textbook is required for this course, however, the textbooks listed may be suggested as for reading.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41879 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Friend Center   203   Enrolled:10 Limit:15