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Description - Error Correction Coding by Todd K. Moon

Error Control Coding (EEC) is the detection and correction of errors in the message transmission in a digital communications system by codes inserted in a data stream which are everywhere, from the Internet to compact disk and CD-ROMs, to cell phones and wireless connections. An understanding of those codes is therefore paramount for anyone involved in digital communications (modems, cell phones, wireless networking, DSL, DSP, etc...). This new proposal's main goal is to supply a modern approach with an implementation-oriented viewpoint. Hands-on programming exercises of important algorithms are provided throughout. The book presents background information on information and decision theory, the classical coding methods still in use (Reed Solomon codes, trellis-codes, etc...) as well as the new iteratively-decode codes (including Turbo codes).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471648000
ISBN-10: 0471648000
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 199mm x 42mm)
Pages: 800
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Todd K. Moon

TODD K. MOON is a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Utah State University and a senior member of the IEEE. His research interests include application of mathematical principles to problems involving the transmission, extraction, modeling, compression or analysis of signals. He is the coauthor of a widely-adopted graduate-level textbook in signal processing and author of numerous articles and conference presentations, as well as a children's book on programming. He also consults widely for industry.