EE 379K: Topics in Electrical Engineering

Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary

Topics: 

Topic: 1 - Conference Course May be repeated for credit.

Topic: 2 - Software Testing

Topic: 3 - Renewable Energy and Power Systems Prerequisite: Upper-division standing. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic: 4 - Solar Conversion Devices

Topic: 15 - Information Theory Measures of information; noiseless coding and data compression; discrete memoryless channels and channel capacity; broadcast channels; error-correcting codes. Additional prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 351K with a grade of at least C.

Topic: 20 - Computer Architecture: Personal Computer Design Commercial general purpose processors, memory architecture, buses, storage devices, graphics subsystems, I/O devices and peripherals, audio subsystems, operating systems, benchmarking, manufacturing, and testing of personal computer systems. One class meeting may take place outside of normally scheduled class time for a tour of a PC manufacturing site. Additional prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 360N with a grade of at least C.

Topic: 21 - Information and Cryptography Information theory; construction of codes; cryptography, including security and randomized encryption; Kolmogorov complexity; statistics, including large deviations, nonparametrics, and information inequalities; Vapnik-Cervonenkis methods for learning theory. Additional prerequisite: Electrical Engineering 351K with a grade of at least C.

Course Level: 

Undergraduate

Prerequisites: 

Upper-division standing.