Coursebooks 2016-2017

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Information theory and coding

COM-404

Lecturer(s) :

Gastpar Michael Christoph

Language:

English

Summary

The mathematical principles of communication that govern the compression and transmission of data and the design of efficient methods of doing so.

Content

1. Mathematical definition of information and the study of its properties.
2. Source coding: efficient representation of message sources.
3. Communication channels and their capacity.
4. Coding for reliable communication over noisy channels.
5. Multi-user communications: multi access and broadcast channels.
6. Lossy source coding : approximate representation of message sources.
7. Information Theory and statistics 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra + exercises

Assessment methods

With continuous control

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque
Websites

In the programs

Reference week

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8-9     
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Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German