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Information Theory and Coding - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties Information Theory and Coding in major Master Communications and Signal Processing 2013
module nameInformation Theory and Coding
module number100509
departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
ID of group 2112 (Electronic Measurement Engineering Group)
module leaderProf. Dr. Giovanni Del Galdo
credit points5


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learning outcome

The students understand the the basic concept of information, i.e., entropy, differential entropy, mutual information, channel capacity. The students are able to apply their knowledge to communication systems and they are able to evaluate the effectivness of source- and channel coding schemes. Besides the knowledge of block codes and  convolutional codes the students are also familiar with the principles of Turbo codes and LDPC codes.  

The module contains the following subjects:
Information Theory and Coding
credit points5
certificate of the subjectwritten examination performance, 120 minutes
term Wintersemester