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Details for the Course Syllabus for Course EIT150F valid from Spring 2016

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General
  • English
  • If sufficient demand
Aim
  • The course is a optional addition to "Fundamentals of Information Theory", in which additional knowledge is gained by means of an individual project.
Contents
  • Within the project each student selects a topic for additional self-studies (book chapter or publications)
Knowledge and Understanding
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be well familiar with standard information theoretic concepts
    understand how to generalize the concepts and proofs to a self-selected scenario
Competences and Skills
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • have demonstrated the ability to independently acquire expert knowledge within a self-selected sub-area and present it to peers
Judgement and Approach
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • have demonstrated the ability to independently extract the important content of an extensive document, such as a textbook or a scientific publication

Types of Instruction
  • Project
  • The project course should be done in close connection with the course "Fundamentals of Information Theory"
Examination Formats
  • Seminars given by participants
  • A presentation about the project is given to all participants.
  • Failed, pass
Admission Requirements
Assumed Prior Knowledge
  • The course builds on the knowledge from "Fundamentals of Information Theory"
Selection Criteria
Literature
  • Thomas M. Cover, Joy A. Thomas: Elements of Information Theory. Wiley, 2006.
    Gamal, A. & Kim, Y.: Network Information Theory. Cambridge University Press, 2011. ISBN 9781107008731.
Further Information
  • Course Coordinator: Michael Lentmaier
Course code
  • EIT150F
Administrative Information
  • 2016-11-02
  • Professor Thomas Johansson

All Published Course Occasions for the Course Syllabus

1 course occasion.

Start Date End Date Published
2020‑03‑23 (approximate) 2020‑06‑30

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