Coursebooks

Information theory and coding

COM-404

Lecturer(s) :

Telatar Emre

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

  • Data Science, 2018-2019, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Data Science, 2018-2019, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2018-2019, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer Science, 2018-2019, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer Science, 2018-2019, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2018-2019, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2018-2019, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer science minor, 2018-2019, Autumn semester
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication systems minor, 2018-2019, Autumn semester
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer and Communication Sciences (edoc), 2018-2019
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      7
    • Subject examined
      Information theory and coding
    • Lecture
      4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14 ELA2
14-15
15-16 ELA2
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
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