The Transmission of Information

  • Jeremy J. RamsdenEmail author
Part of the Computational Biology book series (COBO, volume 10)

In the previous chapter, although we spoke of the recipient of a message, implying also the existence of a dispatcher, the actual process of communicating between emitter and receiver remained rather shadowy. The purpose of this chapter is to explicitly consider transmission or communication channels.


Channel Capacity Relative Entropy Parity Check Previous Chapter Noisy Channel 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cranfield University School of Applied SciencesBedfordshire, UK

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