Multi-User Information Theory 

Ben-Gurion University




Building 28, room 304 , Wednesday 19:00-21:00pm, 2 Unit

Instructor: Haim Permuter

Office: Building 33 office 312

Tel: 6461558

Email: haimp (at) bgu (dot) ac (dot) il

Course Outline and Syllabus

In the course we will study topics in multi-user information theory, namely, analyze the fundemental limits of communication between many users.
Tentative topics


The course will follow

  1. Lecture Notes on Network Information Theory, A. El Gamal, Y-H Kim
  2. "Elements of Information Theory," by Cover and Thomas, 1st or 2nd Edition, New York: Wiley, 2006.

Additional textbooks 

  1. ``Information Theory and Reliable Communications,'' by Gallager, New York, Wiley 1968.
  2. ``Information Theory,'' by Csiszar and Korner, New York, second eddition 2011
  3. ``convex optimization," by  Boyd and Lieven 

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