Source Coding Theory

Lectures Held at the Department for Automation and Information June 1970
  • Giuseppe Longo
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 32)


In what follows we shall refer to a communication system as schematized by the block-diagram of Fig. 1.1. Such a block-diagram is actually an over-simplification for most of real communication system, but its usefulness has been largely recognized since the pioneering work of Shannon.


Typical Sequence Discrete Source Equivalent Source Source Sequence Codeword Length 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Longo
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  1. 1.University of TriesteItaly

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