Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ANM15001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 情報理論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Information Theory
Instructor KODAMA MEI
コダマ メイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues5-8:IAS C808
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture with some practice using a projector 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Information Science
Eligible Students Third/ Fourth Grade students in Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, and other students
Keywords Information Theory, Entropy, Code, Code Theory 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Explain fundamentals of information theory with models and expressions for information.
This provides a part of fundations of information science. 
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understand fundamentals of information theory and its some practical applications. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance, Introduction of Information Theory
lesson2 Amount of Information
lesson3 Entropy
lesson4 Information Source
lesson5 Markov Information Source
lesson6 Information Source Encoding, Instantaneous Code
lesson7 Kraft's Inequality, source coding theorem
lesson8 Compact Code, Huffman Code
lesson9 Channel Model
lesson10 Channel and Capacity
lesson11 Channel Coding and Channel Coding Theorem
lesson12 Error Detection and Correction
lesson13 Linear Code
lesson14 Cyclic Code
lesson15 Summary

Reports, Miditerm Examination and Final Examination 
平田廣則: ``情報理論のエッセンス",オーム社 (2014). 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Basically, the materials will be provided by the website using an E-learning system.
You can browse them. Please feel free to use them for your preparation and review. 
Grading Method Reports 20%, Midterm Examination 40%, Final Examination 40% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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