Week 12

November 6

Outline
Shannon’s Source Coding Theorem.
Introduction to compression (lossless and lossy). Huffman codes.
Receivers for digital communication
Error correcting codes.

Reading
Digital Communication in the Presence of Noise, Digital Communication System Properties, Digital Channels, Entropy, Source Coding Theorem, Compression and the Huffman Code, Subtleties of Coding, Channel Coding, Repetition Codes

Homework
Prepare for Quiz III