- Spring 2016, M 6:00pm-9:05 pm, TIER 114
Dr. Joerg Kliewer
Phone: (973) 596-3519
E-mail: jkliewer ATT njit DOTT edu
Office hours: Wednesday 2-3 pm, or by appointment
Since information theory can be seen as applied probability, a good knowlegde in probability theory is required, where you should be familiar with most of the topics covered in the graduate Random Signal Analysis class.
- T. M. Cover and J. A. Thomas: Elements of Information Theory (second edition), John Wiley & Sons, 2005
- R. G. Gallager: Information Theory and Reliable Communication, John Wiley & Sons, 1968
- R. Yeung: A First Course in Information Theory, Kluver Academic Publishers. 2002
- Online resources
- Homework 15%
- Quizzes 15%
- Midterm 30%
- Final 40%
Grading policy: There is no grace period for homework, late submissions cannot be accepted (absolutely no exceptions).
We will be using Piazza for class discussion. The system is highly catered to getting you fast help from classmates and myself. Rather than emailing questions to me, I encourage you to post your questions on Piazza. Find our class page here.
- Midterm: Monday, Mar. 21
- Final: TBA