ECE 515

Information Theory

Units: 1.5

Formerly: ELEC 515

Information theory and its relationship to probability, statistics, and data compression; entropy, relative entropy and mutual information; Huffman coding, arithmetic coding and Lempel-Ziv coding; channel capacity; group codes; generator and parity check matrices; Hamming codes and bound; bounds on the dimension of a linear code; random coding bounds; code construction.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 515, ELEC 515.

Graduate course in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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