Preface this book is an evolution from my book a first course in information theory published in 2002 when network coding was still at its infancy. Books on information theory and coding have proliferated over the last few years, but few succeed in covering the fundamentals without losing students in mathematical abstraction even fewer build the essential theoretical framework when presenting algorithms and implementation details of modern. Ee 430 information theory & coding dr ali muqaibel you can use this website in addition to webct. Shannon`s first theorem video lecture, iit bombay course, electrical engineering, youtube free download, video training tutorials, snmerchant. Information theory, the most rigorous way to quantify neural code reliability, is an aspect of probability theory that was devel-oped in the 1940s as a mathematical framework for quantifying information theory and neural coding.
Information theory and coding by prof snmerchant, department of electrical engineering, iit bombay for more details on nptel visit. Information is the source of a communication system, whether it is analog or digital information theory is a mathematical approach to the study of coding of information along with the quantification, storage, and communication of information when we observe the possibilities of the occurrence of. Information theory is one of the few scientific fields fortunate enough to have an identifiable what made possible, what induced the development of coding as a theory, and the development of very complicated codes, was shannon's theorem: he told. Get textbooks on google play rent and save from the world's largest ebookstore read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Information theory and coding - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online.
Information theory and coding computer science tripos part ii, michaelmas term 11 lectures by j g daugman 1 foundations: probability, uncertainty, and information. Shannon's information theory and entropy the term information theory refers to a remarkable field of study developed by claude shannon in 1948. Concepts, methods and results from coding theory and information theory are widely used in cryptography and cryptanalysis see the article ban (unit) for a historical application information theory is also used in information retrieval. Is coding theory boring that depends on how you look at it everything in the universe is an encoding of something else you can think of color, light, sound, music, teddy bears, your friends and many other things as encodings of energy. Information theory and coding - free book at e-books directory you can download the book or read it online it is made freely available by its author and publisher.
Coding theory is the study of the properties of codes and their respective fitness for specific applications codes are used for data compression, cryptography, error-correction, and networking. Universita degli studi di siena facolt a di ingegneria lecture notes on information theory and coding mauro barni benedetta tondi 2012.
For junior or senior level introductory courses in applied coding and information theory intended for use in an undergraduate course, this book provides a practical introduction to the theory and practice of coding and information theory for applications in the field of electronic communications. Information theory and coding summer semester 2014-2015 prof giovanni del galdo key facts on the course lecture: fridays at 11:00 in k2003b exercises: wednesdays at 17:00 in khs2 attendance: not mandatory but strongly suggested audio recordings: now allowed slideshow 6355987 by. Coding and information theory [richard w hamming] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers chpt 1-intro, chpt 2-error-detecting codes, chpt 3- error correcting codes, chpt 4-variable-length codes: huffman. Contents measuring complexity 5 some probability ideas 9 basics of information theory 15 some entropy theory 22 the gibbs inequality 28 a simple physical example (gases) 36.