Author: Thomas M. Cover

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118585771

Release Date: 2012-11-28

Genre: Computers

The latest edition of this classic is updated with new problem setsand material The Second Edition of this fundamental textbook maintains thebook's tradition of clear, thought-provoking instruction. Readersare provided once again with an instructive mix of mathematics,physics, statistics, and information theory. All the essential topics in information theory are covered indetail, including entropy, data compression, channel capacity, ratedistortion, network information theory, and hypothesis testing. Theauthors provide readers with a solid understanding of theunderlying theory and applications. Problem sets and a telegraphicsummary at the end of each chapter further assist readers. Thehistorical notes that follow each chapter recap the mainpoints. The Second Edition features: * Chapters reorganized to improve teaching * 200 new problems * New material on source coding, portfolio theory, and feedbackcapacity * Updated references Now current and enhanced, the Second Edition of Elements ofInformation Theory remains the ideal textbook for upper-levelundergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering,statistics, and telecommunications. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all theproblems in the book is available from the Wiley editorialdepartment.