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Joint Source-Channel Coding via Turbo Codes
 

Summary: Joint Source-Channel Coding
via Turbo Codes
by
Guang-Chong Zhu
A dissertation submitted to the
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
in conformity with the requirements
for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
January 2003
Copyright c
Guang-Chong Zhu, 2003

Abstract
Based on Shannon's Separation Principle, source and channel coding are often
treated independently, resulting in what we call a tandem coding system. This sep-
aration of source and channel coding incurs no loss of optimality provided that the
sequence length approaches in nity. In practical implementations, however, due to

  

Source: Alajaji, Fady - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University (Kingston)
Linder, Tamás - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University (Kingston)

 

Collections: Engineering