Amos Lapidoth: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Prof. Dr. Amos Lapidoth
FieldInformationstheorie
Address
Inst. f. Signal-u.Inf.verarbeitung
ETH Zürich, ETF E 107
Sternwartstrasse 7
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Award: The Golden Owl
Telephone+41 44 632 51 92
E-maillapidoth@isi.ee.ethz.ch
DepartmentInformation Technology and Electrical Engineering
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
227-0417-00LInformation Theory I6 credits4GA. Lapidoth
AbstractThis course covers the basic concepts of information theory and of communication theory. Topics covered include the entropy rate of a source, mutual information, typical sequences, the asymptotic equi-partition property, Huffman coding, channel capacity, the channel coding theorem, the source-channel separation theorem, and feedback capacity.
ObjectiveThe fundamentals of Information Theory including Shannon's source coding and channel coding theorems
ContentThe entropy rate of a source, Typical sequences, the asymptotic equi-partition property, the source coding theorem, Huffman coding, Arithmetic coding, channel capacity, the channel coding theorem, the source-channel separation theorem, feedback capacity
LiteratureT.M. Cover and J. Thomas, Elements of Information Theory (second edition)