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This fundamental monograph introduces both the probabilistic and algebraic aspects of information theory and coding. It has evolved from the authors' years of experience teaching at the undergraduate level, including several Cambridge Maths Tripos courses. The book provides relevant background material, a wide range of worked examples and clear solutions to problems from real exam papers. It is a valuable teaching aid for undergraduate and graduate students, or for researchers and engineers who want to grasp the basic principles.Read more
- Course tested by the authors at the University of Cambridge
- A valuable teaching aid for instructors the world over
- Covers different aspects to appeal to readers with a background in mathematics, electrical engineering or computer science
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"This book offers a very good overview of information theory and coding issues enriched with interesting examples selected and proposed by two experienced researchers."
Jozef Woźniak, Zentralblatt MATH
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- Date Published: October 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521139885
- length: 526 pages
- dimensions: 246 x 174 x 27 mm
- weight: 0.93kg
- contains: 30 b/w illus. 100 exercises
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. Essentials of information theory
2. Introduction to coding theory
3. Further topics from coding theory
4. Further topics from information theory
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