On Shannon’s Duality of a Source and a Channel and Nonanticipative Communication and Communication for Control

  • Charalambos D. Charalambous
  • Christos K. Kourtellaris
  • Photios A. Stavrou
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Abstract

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the Fundamental Problem of Communication, as formulated by Shannon, and evolved over the years into various generalities, including the authors’ views on Duality of a Source to a Channel. Suggestions for further research are described, with emphasis on the importance of this duality in nonanticipative or real-time information transmission in both communication and communication for control, of delay-sensitive applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charalambos D. Charalambous
    • 1
  • Christos K. Kourtellaris
    • 1
  • Photios A. Stavrou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)University of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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