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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
15 minutes to complete

Course Preliminaries

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1 video (Total 5 min), 1 reading
1 video
1 reading
Grading Scheme10m
7 minutes to complete

Chapter 1 Information Measures

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2 videos (Total 7 min)
2 videos
Chapter 16m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 2 Information Measures - Part 1

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6 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 B5m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 C4m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.218m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.33m
Assignment 1 Video Preview7s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 1 Solution10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Chapter 2 Information Measures - Part 2

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8 videos (Total 74 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Chapter 2 - Section 2.45m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.512m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.67m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.711m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.816m
Chapter 2 - Section 2.1019m
Assignment 2 Video Preview6s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 2 Solution10m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Chapter 3 The I-Measure - Part 1

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7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Chapter 3 - Section 3.18m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 A15m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 B9m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.47m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 A7m
Assignment 3 Video Preview6s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 3 Solution10m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Chapter 3 The I-Measure - Part 2

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4 videos (Total 39 min)
4 videos
Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 B12m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.6 A12m
Chapter 3 - Section 3.6 B11m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 4 Zero-Error Data Compression - Part 1

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3 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 A15m
Assignment 4 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 4 Solution10m
Week
5
1 hour to complete

Chapter 4 Zero-Error Data Compression - Part 2

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4 videos (Total 52 min)
4 videos
Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 B16m
Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 C9m
Chapter 4 - Section 4.324m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 5 Weak Typicality

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3 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Chapter 5 -Section 5.210m
Assignment 5 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 5 Solution10m
Week
6
3 hours to complete

Chapter 6 Strong Typicality

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8 videos (Total 70 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 A4m
Chapter 6 - Section 6.1 B17m
Chapter 6 - Section 6.29m
Chapter 6 - Section 6.3 A13m
Chapter 6 - Section 6.3 B18m
Chapter 6 - Section 6.45m
Assignment 6 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 6 Solution10m
Week
7
3 hours to complete

Chapter 7 Discrete Memoryless Channels - Part 1

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7 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 A14m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 B18m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.28m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 A13m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 B13m
Assignment 7 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 7 Solution10m
Week
8
3 hours to complete

Chapter 7 Discrete Memoryless Channels - Part 2

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7 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 A13m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 B16m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.54m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.613m
Chapter 7 - Section 7.75m
Assignment 8 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 8 Solution10m
Week
9
3 hours to complete

Chapter 8 Rate-Distortion Theory - Part 1

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7 videos (Total 62 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Chapter 8 - Section 8.113m
Chapter 8 - Section 8.29m
Chapter 8 - Section 8.3 A9m
Chapter 8 - Section 8.3 B19m
Chapter 8 - Section 8.49m
Assignment 9 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 9 Solution10m
Week
10
28 minutes to complete

Chapter 8 Rate-Distortion Theory - Part 2

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3 videos (Total 28 min)
3 videos
Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 A16m
Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 B10m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 9 The Blahut-Arimoto Algorithms - Part 1

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4 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Chapter 9 - Section 9.2 A12m
Chapter 9 - Section 9.2 B11m
Assignment 10 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 10 Solution10m
Week
11
28 minutes to complete

Chapter 9 The Blahut-Arimoto Algorithms - Part 2

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3 videos (Total 28 min)
3 videos
Chapter 9 - Section 9.2 C12m
Chapter 9 - Section 9.314m
3 hours to complete

Chapter 10 Differential Entropy - Part 1

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3 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Chapter 10 - Section 10.1 B19m
Assignment 11 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 11 Solution10m
Week
12
3 hours to complete

Chapter 10 Differential Entropy - Part 2

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8 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Chapter 10 - Section 10.215m
Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 A14m
Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 B7m
Chapter 10 - Section 10.43m
Chapter 10 - Section 10.51m
Chapter 10 - Section 10.624m
Assignment 12 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 12 Solution10m
Week
13
3 hours to complete

Chapter 11 Continuous-Valued Channels - Part 1

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6 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Chapter 11 - Section 11.115m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.24m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.3 A18m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.3 B7m
Assignment 13 Video Preview5s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 13 Solution10m
Week
14
3 hours to complete

Chapter 11 Continuous-Valued Channels - Part 2

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5 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Chapter 11 - Section 11.413m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.516m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.610m
Assignment 14 Video Preview2s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 14 Solution10m
Week
15
3 hours to complete

Chapter 11 Continuous-Valued Channels - Part 3

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6 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Chapter 11 - Section 11.7 A18m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.7 B13m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.811m
Chapter 11 - Section 11.915m
Assignment 15 Video Preview3s
1 reading
Homework Assignment 15 Solution10m

Instructor

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Prof. Raymond W. Yeung

Choh-Ming Li Professor of Information Engineering, and Co-Director, Institute of Network Coding

About The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. CUHK graduates are connected worldwide through an expansive alumni network....

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