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Information theory

Author: Jan C A Van der Lubbe
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©1997.
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Describes the basic ideas of information theory, answering questions such as how we may transmit and store information as compactly as possible, what is the maximum quantity of information that can  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan C A Van der Lubbe
ISBN: 0521467608 9780521467605
OCLC Number: 807611623
Description: xii, 350 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Discrete information; 2. The discrete memoryless information source; 3. The discrete information source with memory; 4. The discrete communication channel; 5. The continuous information source; 6. The continuous communication channel; 7. Rate distortion theory; 8. Network information theory; 9. Error-correcting codes; 10. Cryptology; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jan C.A. van der Lubbe ; translated by Hendrich Jan Hoeve and Steve Gee.


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"Lubbe's thorough discourse on the topic of information theory is very complete and classical in nature...The coverage of material is consistent and complete." Choice

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