Subject Index

Additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN)

Additive white Gaussian noise channel

Aging

AR model properties

area property

asymmetric RVLC

Autoregressive model

average codeword length

Average conveyed mutual information per symbol

Average error entropy

Average information loss

Average joint information

Average loss of information per symbol

backward recursion

Bahl–Cocke–Jelinek–Raviv (BCJR) algorithm

Bayes’s rule

Binary Phase Shift Keying (BPSK)

Binary symmetric channel example

canonical Huffman code

Canterbury Corpus

Capacity of continuous channels

Capacity of discrete channels

Channel

channel capacity

Eb/N0 bound

loss

channel coding

Channel coding theorem

Channel encoder

Channel impairments

channel-optimized source coding

Coaxial cable

code constraint

Code efficiency

Coding efficiency

coding rate

combined module

Communications channels

Communications system design considerations

computational complexity

convergence distance

Cumulative density function

curve-fitting problem

cutoff rate

divergence distance

effective throughput

entropy

Entropy of analog sources

Entropy of sources exhibiting memory

Equivocation

Error entropy

Error entropy via imperfect channels

error propagation

error shoulder

EXIT tunnel

extended code

EXtrinsic Information Transfer (EXIT)

chart

decoding trajectory

matching

tunnel

function

first-order Markov model

fix-free

forward recursion

Four-state Markov model for a two-bit quantizer

frame differencing

free distance

lower bound

metric

Free-space

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