Oct 15, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 6530 - Information Theory and Coding

Information measures, characterization of information sources, coding for discrete sources, the noiseless coding theorems, construction of Huffman codes. Discrete channel characterization, channel capacity, noisy-channel coding theorems, reliability exponents. Various error-control coding and decoding techniques, including block and convolutional codes. Introduction to waveform channels and rate distortion theory.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: probability theory. Corequisite: ECSE 6510.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 3

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