Category Archives: Information Theory

Download Introduction to Convolutional Codes with Applications by Ajay Dholakia PDF

By Ajay Dholakia

Introduction to Convolutional Codes with Applications is an creation to the elemental recommendations of convolutional codes, their constitution and category, a variety of mistakes correction and deciphering recommendations for convolutionally encoded facts, and a few of the most typical purposes. The definition and representations, distance houses, and significant periods of convolutional codes also are mentioned intimately.
The booklet offers the 1st complete description of table-driven correction and interpreting of convolutionally encoded info. whole examples of Viterbi, sequential, and majority-logic deciphering approach also are integrated, permitting a brief comparability one of the assorted interpreting techniques.
Introduction to Convolutional Codes with Applications summarizes the learn of the final twenty years on purposes of convolutional codes in hybrid ARQ protocols. a brand new category permits a traditional method of learning the underlying suggestions of hybrid schemes and contains the entire new learn. a singular program of speedy decodable invertible convolutional codes for misplaced packet restoration in excessive velocity networks is defined. This opens the door for utilizing convolutional coding for blunders restoration in excessive pace networks.
training communications, electronics, and networking engineers who are looking to get a greater take hold of of the underlying recommendations of convolutional coding and its functions will tremendously profit by means of the easy and concise variety of clarification. An up to date bibliography of over three hundred papers is incorporated. additionally compatible to be used as a textbook or a reference textual content in a complicated path on coding conception with emphasis on convolutional codes.

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Download Entropy and Information Theory by Robert M. Gray PDF

By Robert M. Gray

This ebook is an up-to-date model of the data concept vintage, first released in 1990. approximately one-third of the e-book is dedicated to Shannon resource and channel coding theorems; the remaining addresses resources, channels, and codes and on details and distortion measures and their homes.

New during this edition:

  • Expanded remedy of desk bound or sliding-block codes and their family members to standard block codes
  • Expanded dialogue of effects from ergodic idea correct to details theory
  • Expanded therapy of B-processes -- procedures shaped by way of desk bound coding memoryless sources
  • New fabric on buying and selling off details and distortion, together with the Marton inequality
  • New fabric at the houses of optimum and asymptotically optimum resource codes
  • New fabric at the relationships of resource coding and rate-constrained simulation or modeling of random processes

Significant fabric now not lined in different info thought texts comprises stationary/sliding-block codes, a geometrical view of data concept supplied via procedure distance measures, and basic Shannon coding theorems for asymptotic suggest desk bound assets, that may be neither ergodic nor desk bound, and d-bar non-stop channels.

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Download Knowledge Representation for Agents and Multi-Agent Systems by John-Jules (eds) PDF

By John-Jules (eds)

This publication constitutes the completely refereed post-workshop court cases of the 1st foreign Workshop on wisdom illustration for brokers and Multi-Agent platforms, KRAMAS 2008, held in Sydney, Australia, in September 2008 as a satellite tv for pc occasion of KR 2008, the eleventh foreign convention on rules of information illustration and Reasoning. the ten revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 14 submissions. The papers foster the cross-fertilization among the KR (knowledge illustration and reasoning) and agent groups, by means of discussing wisdom illustration theories and methods for agent-based platforms

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Download Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics: by D. P. Landau, K. K. Mon, H.-B. Schüttler (auth.), Professor PDF

By D. P. Landau, K. K. Mon, H.-B. Schüttler (auth.), Professor David P. Landau Ph.D., Professor K. K. Mon Ph.D., Professor Heinz-Bernd Schüttler Ph.D. (eds.)

Computer simulation experiences in condensed topic physics shape a quickly constructing box making sigificant contributions to special actual difficulties. The papers during this quantity current new actual effects and document new simulation suggestions and new methods of analyzing simulational facts, which conceal simulation of either classical and quantum structures. subject matters taken care of contain - Multigrid and nonlocal updating equipment in Monte Carlo simulations - Simulations of magnetic excitations and part transitions - Simulations of combination formation - Molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo reviews of polymers, polymer combos, and fluid circulation - Quantum course imperative and molecular dynamics stories of clusters and adsorbed layers on surfaces - New equipment for simulating interacting boson and fermion platforms - Simulational experiences of digital structure.

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Download Introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots (2nd Edition) by Roland Siegwart, Illah R. Nourbakhsh, Davide Scaramuzza PDF

By Roland Siegwart, Illah R. Nourbakhsh, Davide Scaramuzza

Cellular robots diversity from the Mars Pathfinder mission's teleoperated Sojourner to the cleansing robots within the Paris Metro. this article deals scholars and different readers an advent to the basics of cellular robotics, spanning the mechanical, motor, sensory, perceptual, and cognitive layers the sector includes. The textual content specializes in mobility itself, delivering an outline of the mechanisms that permit a cellular robotic to maneuver via a true international surroundings to accomplish its initiatives, together with locomotion, sensing, localization, and movement making plans. It synthesizes fabric from such fields as kinematics, keep an eye on conception, sign research, computing device imaginative and prescient, details conception, synthetic intelligence, and likelihood theory.

The publication offers the thoughts and expertise that let mobility in a chain of interacting modules. each one bankruptcy treats a unique element of mobility, because the ebook strikes from low-level to high-level information. It covers all elements of cellular robotics, together with software program and layout concerns, similar applied sciences, and algorithmic techniques.] This moment variation has been revised and up-to-date all through, with one hundred thirty pages of latest fabric on such subject matters as locomotion, belief, localization, and making plans and navigation. challenge units were additional on the finish of every bankruptcy. Bringing jointly all facets of cellular robotics into one quantity, advent to self sustaining cellular Robots can function a textbook or a operating instrument for starting practitioners.

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Download Multimedia Communication Technology: Representation, by Professor Jens-Rainer Ohm (auth.) PDF

By Professor Jens-Rainer Ohm (auth.)

Excellent textbook of multimedia sign processing additionally facing the optimization of multimedia communique platforms. It covers the theoretical heritage of 1- and multidimensional sign processing, statistical research and modeling, coding and data thought in addition to estimation and type conception. a variety of useful examples are given for algorithms and layout of multimedia sign compression and transmission structures, for platforms appearing content material research and indexing of multimedia signs. rules in the back of multimedia coding and indexing criteria, e.g. MPEG-1/-2/-4/-7 are defined intimately, together with the latest advancements just like the new complex Video Coding average and Motion-Compensated Interframe Wavelet Coding. various figures and examples illustrate the ideas. because the booklet is predicated on a graduate-level collage direction, so much chapters are supplemented through workouts. The publication is additionally a self-contained advent either for researchers and builders of multimedia communique platforms in industries.

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Download Topics in Geometry, Coding Theory and Cryptography (Algebra by Arnaldo Garcia, Henning Stichtenoth PDF

By Arnaldo Garcia, Henning Stichtenoth

The idea of algebraic functionality fields over finite fields has its origins in quantity concept. besides the fact that, after Goppa`s discovery of algebraic geometry codes round 1980, many functions of functionality fields have been present in assorted parts of arithmetic and data thought, corresponding to coding thought, sphere packings and lattices, series layout, and cryptography. using functionality fields usually resulted in larger effects than these of classical approaches.

This publication provides survey articles on a few of these new advancements. many of the fabric is without delay with regards to the interplay among functionality fields and their quite a few functions; particularly the constitution and the variety of rational locations of functionality fields are of serious value. the subjects specialise in fabric which has now not but been provided in different books or survey articles. at any place purposes are mentioned, a unique attempt has been made to offer a few heritage relating their use.

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