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An introduction to single-user information theory. (English) Zbl 1417.94001

Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology. Singapore: Springer (ISBN 978-981-10-8000-5/hbk; 978-981-10-8001-2/ebook). xvii, 323 p. (2018).
This is the result of author’s lectures from over 20 years: concise mathematically rigorous textbook with detailed proofs (based on the asymptotic equipartition property) with exercises covering the main topics of information theory: entropy, information measures, data compression and coding; two appendices cover topics in real analysis and stochastic processes; separately available is manual of problem solutions.

MSC:

94-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to information and communication theory
94A15 Information theory (general)
94A05 Communication theory
94A17 Measures of information, entropy
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