Optimal Decision Theory Applied to High-Speed IC Receiver Design

  • Aaron Buchwald
  • Kenneth W. Martin
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 306)


The purpose of a telecommunication system is to convey a message, as accurately as possible, from a source to a destination. A model for a typical system is shown in Fig. 3.1. Along the way, the transmitted message can be corrupted by noise and distortion as it travels to its final destination. The purpose of a receiver is to observe the corrupted received signal, and estimate what the original message should have been.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaron Buchwald
    • 1
  • Kenneth W. Martin
    • 2
  1. 1.Hong Kong University of Science & TechnologyKowloonHong Kong
  2. 2.University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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