This is an introductory course on information theory. I will be covering the first ten chapters (excepting chapter six) of the book Elements of Information Theory (2nd ed.) by Cover and Thomas. Depending on the time some additional topics might be covered. Students are required to have taken a course on probability before they can credit this course.

Students who need COT can come by office (ESB 336B) before or after C slot from 31/10/14.

Textbook: Elements of Information Theory (2nd ed.) T. M. Cover and J. A. Thomas.

Course topics.

Grading policy (Tentative)

10-15% Homework+Projects, 10% Miniquizzes, 25-30% Midsem, 50% Finals.

Midsem 3 Mar 2015
Endsem 1 May 2015