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Unformatted text preview: General Information EEL 6532 - Information Theory and Coding. Spring 2010. Lecture time: M, Wd 10:30 - 11:45 AM, Lecture hall: HEC 0111 Instructor: Dan C. Marinescu Office Hours: M, Wd 12 - 1:00 PM. Office Location: HEC 439B. Final Exam: Course Objectives : (a) Introduce to the students to concepts essential for communication - a critical element of the information revolution. (b) Provide basic understanding of basic concepts regarding information such as entropy, mutual entropy, and relative entropy. (c) Stress the physical nature of information and touch on reversibility. (d) Stress the role of coding for data compression, encryption, and fault-tolerance. Textbook : The students are not required to buy any textbook for this class. Infoma- tion Theory concepts are covered in Section 4.1 - 4.7 of the textbook “From Classical to Quantum Information Theory” by Dan C. Marinescu and Gabriela M. Marinescu, to be published in Summer 2010 by Morgan Kaufmann, a division of Elsevier. Coding is cov-published in Summer 2010 by Morgan Kaufmann, a division of Elsevier....
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- Spring '10
- Information Theory, Dan C. Marinescu