Information Rate for a Source Relative to an Absolute-Magnitude Criterion

  • C. Bendjaballah
Conference paper


We present and discuss numerical calculations of the information rate achievable for a source, relative to an absolute-magnitude criterion in a particular optical channel.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Bendjaballah
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  1. 1.Université de Paris XIGif-Sur-YvetteFrance

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