Codes in Communication
Project descriptionDue to May 16th
An example of a project [pdf]
Instruction on how to write the project:
- Choose a paper or a result from a book (but not the course book)
that uses mutual information I(X;Y) (or a variation of it) in a field other than
communication. Such as: Biology, Statistics,
Signal or image processing, inequalities, physics, math,
coding, cryptography, large deviation, Economics....
- The paper must have a theorem and a problem definition.
- The project should be scribed in English using Latex up to
- The format should be as in the example above.
- Turn in a hardcopy and send the softcopy to email@example.com (both of them will be checked)
- Each project should include an introduction, problem
definition, main results and reference. Additional sections are allowed.
- The scribing may be done in pairs or by single students.
- The project is not mandatory; however a
student or a pair of student who will scribe a lecture will get up to 5
point bonus to the final grade.
- Students are encouraged to add figures to project.
Figures need to be in an EPS format (figures may be generated by Inkscape Visio
or any other drawing program). Please include the source file
of the figure.
In order to write in latex one needs three components
Those who do not want to install latex can connect to the server
Faraday (supported by our department) using a remote desktop.
which compiles the .tex file on windows
- A latex editor, such as Winedt
Editor (LEd) or TeXnicCenter
- Ghostcript which can be found at http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/
or at http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/GPL/gpl854.htm.
It already has Winedt, Miktex and Ghostscript.
Basic instructions [pdf]
written by Morag Agmon on how to start writing in latex using TeXnicCenter.
Basic instruction [html]
written by Yuval Carmel on how to install Latex
Introduction to Latex [pdf]
written by Yuval Carmon
Advanced topic on Latex [pdf]
written by Morag Agmon