EEE 546: Information Theory and


distortion function for memoryless Gaussian source. vector quantisation. encoders. Linear predictive coding. Golay code. Shannon fundamental theorem. Entropy in discrete and continuous cases. stochastic processes. Cyclic code. probability distribution functions. The Lempel Ziv algorithm. Average mutual Information. channel reliability functions. Channel Coding: Channel models. BCH code. The problem of unique decipherable code. Random variable and random process-covariance. Hadamard code. convolutional encoder. Shannon Hartley theorem and its implications. Discrete and Analogue Coding: Hufmanns Coding Algorithm. Upper bound of scalar quantization. Viterbi algorithm. Conditional probability. Ergodic process. Kraft McMillan inequality. convolutional codes. Binary symmetric channel. Channel capacity. probability distributions. Error detection and correction capability. definition and properties of entropy. statistical averages. Joint and conditional entropy. Discrete input contentious output channel. . Markov process Source Coding: Mathematical model for information sources. Optimum Quantization Rate. Discrete memoryless channel. instantaneous code. Achieving channel capacity with orthogonal signals. Block and Convolution Codes: Linear block codes.Course description: • Review of probability theory: Sample space. Discrete stationery sources.

Textbooks and References: • 1. Second Edition. Cambridge University Press. Elements of Information Theory. Wiley. San Ling. Coding Theory A First Course. 2006 • 2. Chaoping Xing. The Theory of Information and Coding. Raymond W. McEliece. R. . Springer 2006 • 4. J. 2004. Joy A. A First Course in Information Theory. Thomas M. • 3. 2004. Thomas. Yeung. Cover. Cambridge University Press.

EEE 529 : Fiber-Optic Communication .

LED structure. Fundamental Receiver Operation. Optical Fiber Modes and Configurations. Mode theory of Circular Wave guides. Probability of Error. Signal Distortion in Optical Wave guides. Resonant frequencies. Mode Coupling.Key Modal concepts. Fiber amplifiers. SDH.modal dispersion. SNR. Power Launching and coupling. Light source materials. Refractive Index (RI) profile and cut-of wavelength. Receiver Configuration. Modes and Threshold condition. Core and Cladding losses. Inter. Introduction to Quantum laser. Absorption losses. Wave guide Dispersion. Avalanche Multiplication Noise. Comparison of Photo detectors. Optical Fiber Communication System: Point-to-Point links: System considerations. preamplifiers. Photo detector noise. Optical Fiber Sources and Coupling: Direct and indirect Band gap materials.Course description • Introduction to Optical Fibers: Evolution of fiber optic system. Optical Fiber Receivers: PIN and APD diodes. lasers Diodes. Rise-time budget. Overview of Modes. Graded Index fiber structure. SONET . Detector Response time. Fiber-to-Fiber joints. Error Sources. Signal Degradation in Optical Fibers: Attenuation. External Quantum efficiency. Polarization Mode dispersion. Group Delay-Material Dispersion. Temperature effects. Information Capacity determination. Single Mode Fibers. Pulse Broadening in GI fibers. Ray Optics. Optical transmission formats and protocols: WDM. Signal distortion in Single Mode (SM) fibers. Rate equations. Scattering losses. Elements of an Optical Fiber Transmission link. Noise Effects on System Performance. DWDM. Linearly Polarized Modes. Link Power budget. Design Optimization of SM fibers. Laser Diodes. Bending Losses. Modulation of a LED. Quantum Limit. Quantum efficiency and LED power. Fiber splicing.

Nelson. Pearson Custom Publishing. Optical Fiber Communication. Third Edition. . Issue 4. Jones. 1983. pages 133 .137. Fiber Optic Communication An Applied Approach. Alan E. Optical Fiber Communication Systems. • 2. Ahmed S. Thomas F. Prentice Hall. John Gowar. Optical Communication Principles and Practice. Second Edition. Franz. 1996 • 4. 1995 • 6. A Set of Fiber Optics Experiments. 2000 • 3. V. Leonid G. Introduction to Optical Fiber Communications Systems. McGraw-Hill. Gerd Keiser. Nov. Optical Communications Components and Systems. Khan. Optical Communication Systems (Optoelectronics). Willner.H. Jain. William B. 2000 6. 2002. Sergio Benedetto. Oxford University Press. David L. Narosa Publishers. John Senior. Artech House Publishers. J. Prentice Hall.Textbooks and References • 1. Krile. IEEE Transactions on Education. • 7. Kazovsky.K. 2008. Volume 26. Third Edition. 1993 • 5.