Information Theory (ECE 776)

  • Spring 2016, M 6:00pm-9:05 pm, TIER 114


Dr. Joerg Kliewer
213 ECEC
Phone: (973) 596-3519
E-mail: jkliewer ATT njit DOTT edu
Office hours:  Wednesday 2-3 pm, or by appointment

Required prerequisites:

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.

Textbook (mandatory):

Additional reading:


  • 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).

Class discussions:

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.

Important dates:

  • Midterm: Monday, Mar. 21
  • Final: TBA