Multi-user Information Theory and Wireless Communications

In short

All relevant course information, slides and materials are on dokeos.


Lectures: Tuesday 10:00-12:00, B316-B318, starting from February 19.

TPs : Wednesday 16:00-18:00, B314-315, starting from February 20.

Labs : Thursday 8:00-10:00, B314-315, starting from February 21.




Sviatoslav Voloshynovskiy and Taras Holotyak

Teaching Assistent

Dimche Kostadinov

Course outline

  • Introduction. Wireless Digital Communications:
  • Asymptotic Equipartition Property
  • Fundametals of Digital Communications
  • Multiple Access Channel (MAC)
  • Broadcast Channel
  • Practical communications schemes
  • Models of wireless communications and interferences
  • Wireless networks

Supplementary Materials


  • T. Cover and J. Thomas, Elements of Information Theory, Wiley & Sons, New York, 1991.
  • D. MacKay, Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms, Cambrdige University Press, 2003. It is available online for free.


You are highly recommended to refresh your knowledge on probability and statistics prior to this class.