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Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ECE 717 - Information Theory and Coding

A comprehensive treatment of information theory and its application to channel coding and source coding. Topics include the nature of information and its mathematical description for discrete and continuous sources; noiseless coding for a discrete source; channel capacity and channel coding theorems of Shannon; error correcting codes; introduction to rate distortion theory and practice of data compression; information and statistical measures. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: ECE 611 or instructor permission.

Credits: 3