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Information theory. Reprint of the 1953 original ed. (English) Zbl 1154.94348
Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, (ISBN 0-486-44271-3). xiii,385 p. (2005).
See the review of the original edition (1953) in Zbl 1151.94459
Students of electrical engineering or applied mathematics can find no clearer presentation of the principles of information theory than this excellent introduction. After explaining the nature of information theory and its problems, the author examines a variety of important topics: information theory of discrete systems; properties of continuous signals; ergodic ensembles and random noise; entropy of continuous distributions; the transmission of information in band-limited systems having a continuous range of values; an introduction to the use of signal space; information theory aspects of modulation and noise reduction; and linear correlation, filtering, and prediction. Numerous problems appear throughout the text, many with complete solutions.

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