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389.032 Information theory for communications engineers
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Understanding important concepts and fundamental relations of information theory as well as their application to source coding and channel coding. Improvement of English language skills.

Subject of course

* Fundamentals of information theory:  Entropy, mutual information, typical sequences, fundamental relations and inequalities, interpretations

* Lossless source coding:  Optimal codes, Huffman code, significance of entropy, universal codes, Lempel-Ziv code

* Lossy source coding:  Rate-distortion theory, quantization, rate-distortion function, Shannon's rate-distortion theorem

* Channel coding:  Channel capacity, Shannon's channel coding theorem, Gaussian channel, parallel Gaussian channels, feedback channels, separability of source coding and channel coding

Additional information

First class: Thursday, October 4, 2018, 3:15 p.m., in Seminar Room 389 (formerly 118) of the Institute of Telecommunications

This course is an optional part of the "Wahlmodul Advanced Digital Communications."

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu15:00 - 17:3004.10.2018 - 31.01.2019Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Information theory for communications engineers - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu04.10.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu11.10.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu18.10.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu25.10.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu01.11.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu08.11.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu22.11.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu29.11.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu06.12.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu13.12.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu20.12.201815:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu10.01.201915:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu17.01.201915:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu24.01.201915:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers
Thu31.01.201915:00 - 17:30Sem 389, CG0118 Information theory for communications engineers

Examination modalities

Oral exam

Course registration

Registration modalities:

Bei der ersten Vorlesung

Curricula

Literature

Lecture notes for this course are available at the "Graphischen Zentrum an der TU Wien", Wiedner Hauptstraße 8 - 10, 1040 Wien (EG, roter Bereich).

Previous knowledge

Working knowledge of probability theory and random variables

Language

English