Garik Markarian, Prof. CEO, Rinicom Ltd., Chair in Communication Systems, University of Leeds, UK

1.4. Information Theory and Error Correction

1.4.1 Elements of Information Theory

In TV broadcasting (both digital and analogue), the information source is a video whose output is a moving image. These information sources produce signals, which contain redundancy and without appropriate measures will require significant bandwidth for a broadcasting with the required quality. In order to make a broadcasting system practical and economically viable, the output of the analogue information source is transformed to a format that can be successfully transmitted with the reduced (or in many cases completely removed) redundancy. This process is known as ...

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