On a Family of Codes with Bounded Deciphering Delay

  • Long Van Do
  • Igor Litovsky
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2450)


A special kind of codes with bounded deciphering delay, called k-comma-free codes, is considered. The advantage in using these codes is that the decoding can begin “anywhere” in a coded message. This means that a coded message can be deciphered even when it might be lost partially. Related families of codes with bounded deciphering delay are also considered. Criteria to test these codes are established in a unified way.


Special Kind Related Family Small Integer Regular Language Original Message 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Long Van Do
    • 1
  • Igor Litovsky
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.ESSISophia AntipolisFrance

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