INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΚΩΔΙΚΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ / INFORMATION THEORY AND CODING
CodeNNA-08-03
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Pleros
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002943

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

Registered students: 18
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GENIKĪ KATEUTHYNSĪYPOCΗREŌTIKO KATA EPILOGĪ845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600155631
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
Knowledge: Knowing and understanding the basic principles and techniques if information theory, understanding coding techniques, knowing how to calculate the channel capacity. Skills: Identify the appropriate coding scheme and optimize channel capacity. Solve exercises, present in front of an audience, search the corresponding literature
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
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment71
Project40
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Written Exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΩΝ - ΚΩΔΙΚΕΣ, ΒΟΥΚΑΛΗΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ, ΙΩΝ, ΑΘΗΝΑ, 1994 2. ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΘΕΩΡΙΑΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΑΣ, COVER THOMAS M. THOMAS JOY A., ΠΕΚ
Additional bibliography for study
ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ ΔΙΔΑΣΚΟΝΤΑ
Last Update
07-12-2020