* ELE 486 / APC 486
Transmission and Compression of Information
This is an introductory course to information theory, which covers topics in digital communication. The emphasis is on Shannon's source and channel coding theorems, and on algorithmic methods to compress and transmit information. The class material includes data compression, entropy, some error correcting codes, channel coding, mutual information, quantization, detection, modulation.
Sample reading list:
T. Cover, J. Thomas, Elements of Information Theory
R. Gallagher, Principles of Digital Communication
9-10 problem sets during the semester.
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 45%
Problem set(s) - 30%
No textbook is required for this course, however, the textbooks listed may be suggested as for reading.
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