CR-07: Selected Topics in Information Theory (ENS de Lyon)

CR-07: Selected Topics in Information Theory

École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS de Lyon)
Computer Science Department
Master 2 – 2019/2020

Course Description:

The new course “Advanced Topics in Information Theory” at the Computer Science Department at ENS de Lyon opens for the fall semester 2019. This course is taught by  Samir M. Perlaza and Jean-Marie Gorce. It explores connections between information theory and other fields in physics and mathematics to tackle some selected topics including Concentration Inequalities, Detection and Estimation, Hypothesis Testing,  Decision-Making Processes, Data Compression, Data Transmission, and Data Analytics.

Lecturers:

Jean-Marie Gorce (INSA de Lyon)
Samir M. Perlaza (INRIA and Princeton University)

Schedule:

Friday 10:15 am – 12:15 pm. Salle B1 ENS de Lyon.

Evaluation:

Weekly homeworks (45 %)
In-class work (10 %) – In the form of oral questions.
Final Exam (45 %)

Lectures:

Lecture 1 by S. Perlaza (Sep. 13, 2019): Elements of Measure Theory
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Sep. 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 2 by S. Perlaza (Sep. 20, 2019): Measure Theoretic Probability
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 3 by S. Perlaza (Sep. 27, 2019): Information Measures
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 4 by S. Perlaza (Oct. 4, 2019): Concentration Inequalities
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 5 by S. Perlaza (Oct. 11, 2019): Hypothesis Testing — Part I
Lecture 6 by S. Perlaza (Oct. 18, 2019): Hypothesis Testing — Part II
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Nov. 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 7 by S. Perlaza (Oct. 25, 2019): Hypothesis Testing — Part III
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Nov. 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 8 by J. M. Gorce (Nov. 8, 2019): Data Transmission (1): Point-to-Point Channels
Lecture 9 by J. M. Gorce (Nov. 22, 2019): Data Transmission (2): Point-to-Point Channels
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Dec. 9, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 10 by J. M. Gorce (Nov. 29, 2019): Data Storage (1): Lossless Compression
Lecture 11 by J. M. Gorce (Dec. 6, 2019): Data Storage (2): Lossy Compression
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Dec. 23, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 12 by J. M. Gorce (Dec. 13, 2019): Data Transmission in Networks: MAC and BC
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Jan. 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 13 by J. M. Gorce (Dec. 20, 2019): Data Transmission in Networks: Interference Channels and Interference Management
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Jan. 13, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 14 by J. M. Gorce (Jan. 10, 2020): Large Scale Networks: Stochastic-Geometry based Approaches
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Jan. 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Final Exam (Jan. 10, 2020) Amphi B

 

 

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