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By Stefan M. Moser,Po-Ning Chen

This easy-to-read advisor presents a concise creation to the engineering historical past of recent conversation platforms, from cell phones to info compression and garage. historical past arithmetic and particular engineering strategies are saved to a minimal in order that just a simple wisdom of high-school arithmetic is required to appreciate the fabric coated. The authors commence with many useful purposes in coding, together with the repetition code, the Hamming code and the Huffman code. They then clarify the corresponding info idea, from entropy and mutual info to channel potential and the knowledge transmission theorem. eventually, they supply insights into the connections among coding thought and different fields. Many labored examples are given in the course of the e-book, utilizing sensible purposes to demonstrate theoretical definitions. routines also are incorporated, allowing readers to double-check what they've got discovered and achieve glimpses into extra complex themes, making this ideal for someone who wishes a brief creation to the subject.

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