Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto

ECE1508S: Special Topics in Communications:

Network Information Theory

Spring 2014



Professor Wei Yu

Time: Thursday 9:30am - 12noon


Location: BA4164

Office: Bahen 4114

First lecture: January 16


Course Description: This course covers the fundamental limits of communication and the techniques to achieve these limits when multiple transmitters and receivers interact in a shared communication medium. We aim to provide a comprehensive coverage of known results and main techniques in network information theory. We pay particular attention to optimization techniques in the context of multiuser communication systems. Course topics include:



This course is of interests to Ph.D. students in the communications group.

Pre-requisite: A first course in information theory: ECE1502 or equivalent.

Grades:  Exam (50%), Project (50%).


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