Fundamentals About Coding for Noiseless Channels

  • Giuseppe Longo
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 138)


In this Chapter we wish to summarize some well-known results about variable-length encoding techniques for finite information Sources feeding noiseless Channels. This survey is not to be exhaustive, it is just to provide a foundation for subsequent developments.


Information Source Prefix Code Original Letter Noiseless Channel Memoryless Source 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Longo
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  1. 1.University of TriesteItaly

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