Information and Coding Theory
This is an introductory course on information and coding theory with applications in the design of digital communication systems. Topics include: Measure of information; source coding, Huffman and universal codes; channel coding and capacity; network information theory; rate distortion theory; physical layer security; block, linear and cyclic codes; convolutional codes, maximum likelihood decoding; near-capacity codes.
Prerequisite: A final undergraduate year course in digital communications e.g. ELEC 431.
Instructor Cyril Leung