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Courses - Spring 2020
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Information Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: ENEE620.
Credit only granted for: ENEE627 or ENEE721.
Formerly: ENEE721.
Information measures and their properties; entropy, relative entropy and mutual information. Information source models. Lossless data compression: the Kraft inequality, Shannon-Fano and Huffman codes. Typical sequences, asymptotic equipartition property, lossy source coding. Discrete memoryless channels: capacity, channel coding theorem. The additive Gaussian channel. Source coding under a fidelity constraint: rate distortion function and rate distortion theorem.