We will primarily use the lecture notes developed by Prof. Tara Javidi and Prof. Jack K. Wolf.

Handwritten notes of Jack Wolf (corresponding to Lectures 0 through 6)

Handwritten notes of Jack Wolf (corresponding to Lectures 7 and 8)

**Textbook:** There is no required textbook.

**References:** Following textbooks can augment the understanding of the course material.

R. Ash,

*Information Theory,*Dover, 1990.T. M. Cover and J. A. Thomas,

*Elements of Information Theory,*2nd ed., Wiley, 2006.S. M. Moser and P.-N. Chen,

*A Student's Guide to Coding and Information Theory,*Cambridge University Press, 2012.R. E. Ziemer and W. H. Tranter,

*Principles of Communications,*6th ed., Wiley, 2008.

**Further reading:** Following articles delve deep into a few topics we discuss in class. Links are accessible from the UCSD network.

N. Nakatsu, ‘‘

**Bounds on the redundancy of binary alphabetical codes**,’’*IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory,*vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 1225–1229, Jul. 1991.