Learning outcomes of the course unit
Objective is to provide an introduction to the basic results of information theory, with a rigorous approach from the perspective of data transmission, processing, and storage systems.
Course contents summary
Introduction to information theory
 T. M. Cover, J. A. Thomas, "Elements of Information Theory". John Wiley and Sons, 1991.
 R. Blahut, "Principles and Practice of Information Theory". Addison-Wesley, 1988.
 J. Cioffi, "Ch. 8: Fundamental Limits of Coding and Sequences", http://www.stanford.edu/~cioffi
Assessment methods and criteria
Exam consists of an individual oral test, in a date to be agreed with the teacher, with exercises and theoretical questions