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Elements of Information Theory 2th edition

ISBN:0471241954

ISBN13:9780471241959

Publisher:Wiley-Interscience

Authors:Thomas M. Cover, T. M. Cover, Joy A. Thomas

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Elements of Information Theory Description

The latest edition of this classic is updated with new problem setsand material

The Second Edition of this fundamental textbook maintains thebook's tradition of clear, thought-provoking instruction. Readersare provided once again with an instructive mix of mathematics,physics, statistics, and information theory.

All the essential topics in information theory are covered indetail, including entropy, data compression, channel capacity, ratedistortion, network information theory, and hypothesis testing. Theauthors provide readers with a solid understanding of theunderlying theory and applications. Problem sets and a telegraphicsummary at the end of each chapter further assist readers. Thehistorical notes that follow each chapter recap the mainpoints.

The Second Edition features:
* Chapters reorganized to improve teaching
* 200 new problems
* New material on source coding, portfolio theory, and feedbackcapacity
* Updated references

Now current and enhanced, the Second Edition of Elements ofInformation Theory remains the ideal textbook for upper-levelundergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering,statistics, and telecommunications.

An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all theproblems in the book is available from the Wiley editorialdepartment.

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