Information and Coding Theory - Autumn 2017
TTIC 31200/CMSC 37220
M W 1:30-2:50, TTIC Room 526
Discussion: Th 4-5 pm, TTIC Room 530
Instructor: Madhur Tulsiani
Information and Coding Theory - Autumn 2017
TTIC 31200/CMSC 37220
M W 1:30-2:50, TTIC Room 526
Discussion: Th 4-5 pm, TTIC Room 530
Instructor: Madhur Tulsiani
This course is meant to serve as an introduction to some basic concepts in information theory and error-correcting codes, and some of their applications in computer science and statistics. We plan to cover the following topics:
The course will have 4-5 homeworks (60 percent) and a final (40 percent).
There is no textbook for this course. A useful reference is ``Elements of Information Theory'' by T. M. Cover and J. A. Thomas. Also take a look at the resources section below.
Homeworks and Announcements
Lecture Plan and Notes
Resources