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Information Theory Textbooks


Errata, supplementary material, and in some cases the entire text are available online.

  • T.M. Cover, J.A. Thomas
    Elements of Information Theory.
    Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1991.

  • D. J. C. MacKay
    Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms.
    Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003.

  • A. J. Goldsmith
    Wireless Communications.
    Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.

  • D. Tse, P. Viswanath
    Fundamentals of Wireless Communication.
    Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.

Contributor: Brook Shrader