CR-7: 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 Prof. Samir M. Perlaza and Prof. 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, France)
Samir M. Perlaza (INRIA, France)

Teaching Assistant:

To be announced soon.

Office Hours:

Friday 8am – 10 am.

Evaluation:

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

Lectures:

Lecture 1 (Sep. 13, 2019): A Review on Information Measures
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Sep. 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 2 (Sep. 20, 2019): Concentration Inequalities 
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Sep. 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 3 (Sep. 27, 2019): Hypothesis Testing – Part 1
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 4 (Oct. 4, 2019):Hypothesis Testing – Part 2
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 13, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 5 (Oct. 11, 2019): Detection and Estimation – Part 1
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 6 (Oct. 18, 2019): Detection and Estimation – Part 2
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Oct. 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 7 (Oct. 25, 2019): Decision Making Processes 
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Nov. 3, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 8 (Nov. 8, 2019): Data Compression 
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Nov. 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 9 (Nov. 15, 2019): Data Compression
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Nov. 24, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 10 (Nov. 22, 2019): Data Transmission
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Dec. 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 11 (Nov. 29, 2019): Data Transmission
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Dec. 8, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 12 (Dec. 6, 2019): Data Analytics
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Dec. 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Lecture 13 (Dec. 20, 2019): Data Analytics
Handouts [PDF] and Homework [PDF] – Deadline Dec. 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Final Exam (Jan. 10, 2020) Amphi B

 

 

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