The Transmission Link and Source Coding Problem

  • Giuseppe Longo
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 110)


In this chapter we want to provide an informal review, of some fundamental concepts concerning the different parts which make up a Communication Link. The discussion is not intended to be rigorous or complete; its aim, rather, is to give a rough survey of the items covered.


Channel Capacity Information Loss Binary Sequence Transmission Error Continuous Source 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Longo
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  1. 1.University of TriesteItaly

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