Monthly Archives: April 2013

Information Theory

Excellent introduction treats three major areas: analysis of channel models and proof of coding theorems; study of specific coding systems; and study of statistical properties of information sources. Appendix summarizes Hilbert space background and results from the theory of stochastic … Continue reading

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Probability and Information

This new and updated textbook is an excellent way to introduce probability and information theory to students new to mathematics, computer science, engineering, statistics, economics, or business studies. Only requiring knowledge of basic calculus, it begins by building a clear … Continue reading

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Quantum Information Theory

Finally, here is a modern, self-contained text on quantum information theory suitable for graduate-level courses. Developing the subject ‘from the ground up’ it covers classical results as well as major advances of the past decade. Beginning with an extensive overview … Continue reading

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Protecting Information

For many everyday transmissions, it is essential to protect digital information from noise or eavesdropping. This undergraduate introduction to error correction and cryptography is unique in devoting several chapters to quantum cryptography and quantum computing, thus providing a context in … Continue reading

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Quantum Information, Computation and Communication

Quantum physics allows entirely new forms of computation and cryptography, which could perform tasks currently impossible on classical devices, leading to an explosion of new algorithms, communications protocols and suggestions for physical implementations of all these ideas. As a result, … Continue reading

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Information Theory: Coding Theorems for Discrete Memoryless Systems

Csiszár and Körner’s book is widely regarded as a classic in the field of information theory, providing deep insights and expert treatment of the key theoretical issues. It includes in-depth coverage of the mathematics of reliable information transmission, both in … Continue reading

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Detection Estimation and Modulation Theory, 2nd Edition, Part I

Originally published in 1968, Harry Van Trees’s Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory, Part I is one of the great time-tested classics in the field of signal processing. Highly readable and practically organized, it is as imperative today for professionals, researchers, … Continue reading

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Radio Propagation Measurement and Channel Modelling

While there are numerous books describing modern wireless communication systems that contain overviews of radio propagation and radio channel modelling, there are none that contain detailed information on the design, implementation and calibration of radio channel measurement equipment, the planning … Continue reading

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LMF Lexical Markup Framework

The community responsible for developing lexicons for Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Readable Dictionaries (MRDs) started their ISO standardization activities in 2003. These activities resulted in the ISO standard – Lexical Markup Framework (LMF). After selecting and defining a … Continue reading

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Information Technology in Theory

Explore the expansive world of information technology (IT) with this innovative book that will engage as it educates. The purpose of Information Technology in Theory is threefold: to provide a comprehensive and engaging overview of cutting-edge information technologies, to identify … Continue reading

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