# INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING

 Title ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΚΩΔΙΚΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ / INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING Code NNA-08-03 Faculty Sciences School Informatics Cycle / Level 1st / Undergraduate Teaching Period Spring Common No Status Active Course ID 40002943

### Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma Plīroforikīs (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GENIKĪ KATEUTHYNSĪYPOCΗREŌTIKO KATA EPILOGĪ845

 Academic Year 2016 – 2017 Class Period Spring Faculty Instructors Nikolaos Pleros 39hrs Weekly Hours 3 Total Hours 39 Class ID 600039882

### Class Schedule

 Building Βιολογίας Floor Ισόγειο Hall Αίθουσα Γ (570) Calendar Τρίτη 18:00 έως 21:00
Course Type 2016-2020
• Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
• Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
• Greek (Instruction, Examination)
• English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
basic knowledge on signal theory, basic knowledge on probabilities
Learning Outcomes
amiliarization with the topics of information theory and coding, correlation of information theory objectives with current practical communication and coding examples, training on theoretical channel analysis, training on basic coding practices
General Competences
• Apply knowledge in practice
• Work autonomously
• Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Information – entropy (entropy, joint entropy, conditional entropy, memory and memoryless information sources), channel capacity (information channels, mutual information and capacity, lossless channels, uniform information channel, binary symmetric channel, binary erasure channel), coding in noiseless communications (Kraft inequality, Shannon’s theorem, typical codes (Shannon, Shannon-Fano, Huffmann, binary coding trees). Coding in noisy communications (decoding criteria, Fano’s limit, Shannon’s second theorem, Hamming code). Arithmetic coding, algebraic coding.
Keywords
information, entropy, channel, capacity, code
Educational Material Types
• Notes
• Slide presentations
• Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
• Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Lectures39
Project40
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Written Exams (70%) and Problem Sets (30%)
Student Assessment methods
• Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
• Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ - ΚΩΔΙΚΕΣ, ΒΟΥΚΑΛΗΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ, ΙΩΝ, ΑΘΗΝΑ, 1994