Fundamentals of Information Theory and Coding Design

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CRC Press, Jan 13, 2003 - Computers - 385 pages
Books on information theory and coding have proliferated over the last few years, but few succeed in covering the fundamentals without losing students in mathematical abstraction. Even fewer build the essential theoretical framework when presenting algorithms and implementation details of modern coding systems.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Entropy and Information
1
Chapter 2 Information Channels
51
Chapter 3 Source Coding
105
Chapter 4 Data Compression
171
Chapter 5 Fundamentals of Channel Coding
199
Chapter 6 ErrorCorrecting Codes
235
Chapter 7 Cyclic Codes
281
Chapter 8 BurstCorrecting Codes
319
Chapter 9 Convolutional Codes
351
Back cover
381
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