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Information theory

A mathematical theory first studied by Claude E. Shannon that presents a framework that measures among many things the amount of theoretical coding necessary to communicate information effectively.
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Thomas, Elements of Information Theory, JohnWiley & Sons, New York, 1991.
A clear and intuitive introduction to network coding, avoiding difficult mathematics, which does not require a background in information theory.
Introduction to Digital Communication Systems focuses on the rules of functioning digital communication system blocks, starting with the performance limits set by the information theory.
Their goal is to provide a somewhat unified understanding of how to use stochastic local search principles combined with information theory measures to address the search problem in general.
Assuming only a basic knowledge in calculus and statistics, she covers aspects of steganography such as information theory, coding, signal estimation and detection, statistical signal processing, and steganalysis (the detection of steganography).
Using the mathematical tools of information theory to analyze the possible content of the signals obtained from the crickets, they have "characterized aspects of the information-carrying capability of the nerve cells in terms of bits and baud rates, the same measures used for performance specifications of electronic signal transmission devices," says Miller.
It examines the problem of cross-layer optimisation and network information theory as well as adaptability and reconfigurability in wireless networks.
Information theory was just being developed when French physicist Brillouin (1889-1969) wrote his account, which was first published in 1956 by Academic Press in New York.
Flusser, Tomas Suk, and Barbara Zitova (all information theory and automation, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague) begin with an overview of recent and traditional image analysis and pattern recognition methods that are based on image moments, but that is a mere prelude to their main concern, which is moment invariants, which are now used and discussed widely in the field but have not been treated comprehensively until now.
Instead, it interprets each picture as a grid of information, as defined by a branch of mathematics called information theory, An image of a face - as of a house or a tree imparts a unique set of information to a viewer.
The Board is comprised of a group of experts in pioneering communications technologies including coding and information theory, antenna and array design, and RFIC design, who work closely with the Mojix engineering team.
These concern, respectively, the human process of decision making based on information gathered on the battlefield, the uses of information theory in conducting operations, and the physical aspects of the information infrastructure such as antennas, cables and electromagnetic means of denying enemy use of information.
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