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# Elements of Information Theory

The latest edition of this classic is updated with new problem sets and material The Second Edition of this fundamental textbook maintains the book's tradition of clear, thought-provoking instruction. Readers are provided once again with an instructive mix of mathematics, physics, statistics, and information theory. All the essential topics in information theory are covere
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Hardcover, 748 pages

Published
June 1st 2006
by Wiley-Interscience
(first published August 12th 1991)

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Every chapter, theorem, idea, and problem is well-motivated. Landau-lovers of terse textbooks might bawk at the equation-less pages preceding some results, but I greatly appreciated the intuitive prefaces to mathematical formalism.

This book also has one of the finest problem sets I've seen. Each problem is designed to convey a new idea or p ...more

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