Codes, Graphs, and Systems: A Celebration of the Life and Career of G. David Forney, Jr. on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday / Edition 1

Codes, Graphs, and Systems: A Celebration of the Life and Career of G. David Forney, Jr. on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday / Edition 1

by Richard E. Blahut
     
 

Foreword by James L. Massey.
Codes, Graphs, and Systems is an excellent reference for both academic researchers and professional engineers working in the fields of communications and signal processing. A collection of contributions from world-renowned experts in coding theory, information theory, and signal processing, the book provides a broad perspective on

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Foreword by James L. Massey.
Codes, Graphs, and Systems is an excellent reference for both academic researchers and professional engineers working in the fields of communications and signal processing. A collection of contributions from world-renowned experts in coding theory, information theory, and signal processing, the book provides a broad perspective on contemporary research in these areas. Survey articles are also included. Specific topics covered include convolutional codes and turbo codes; detection and equalization; modems; physics and information theory; lattices and geometry; and behaviors and codes on graphs.
Codes, Graphs, and Systems is a tribute to the leadership and profound influence of G. David Forney, Jr. The 35 contributors to the volume have assembled their work in his honor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792376866
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/05/2007
Series:
Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, #670
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
455
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors. Part I: Convolutional Codes, Turbo Codes, and Other Words of Wisdom. The Mutations of Convolutional Coding (Around the Trellis); C. Berrou. Heavy Tails, Phase Transitions, and the Nature of Cutoff; C. Gomes, et al. Concatenated Codes with Convolutional Inner Codes; J. Justesen. Equivalence of Systematic and Nonsystematic Convolutional Encoders; D.J. Costello, et al. Systematic Bits are Better and No Buts About It; R. Johannesson, et al. Part II: Detection and Equalization. Sequence Detection: Backward and Forward in Time; H.V. Poor. Least Squares and Kalman Filtering on Forney Graphs; H.-A. Loeliger. Iterative Algorithms for Maximum Likelihood Sequence Detection; J.A. O'Sullivan. Part III: Modems. V. 92: The Final Chapter in the Never-ending Story of Dial-up Modems; D.-Y. Kim, et al. Modems to Mars; G.J. Pottie. Existence of Good Codes with Low Peak-to-Average Power Rations; K.G. Paterson, V. Tarokh. Part IV: Physics and Information Theory. On Synchronization and ISI for Jammed Timing Channels; J. Giles, B. Hajek, Decoding Only the Strongest CDMA Users; S. Shamai (Shitz), S. Verdú. Power Limited Channels: Coding, Multi-access, and Spread Spectrum; R.G. Gallager. Recursive Construction of Multi-Channel Transmission Lines; A.H. Sayed, et al. On the Capacity of Multimode Optical Fibers; Z. Zhao, R.E. Blahut. Huffman Shaping; G. Ungerboeck. Part V: Lattices and Geometry. Lattices and Cryptography; I.F. Blake. A Simple Construction for the Barnes-Wall Lattices; G. Nebe, et al. Part VI: Behaviors and Codes on Graphs. Minimal Bases of Rational Vector Spaces and their Importance in Algebraic Systems Theory;J. Rosenthal. Finite Geometry Low Density Parity-Check Codes; S. Lin, et al. The Tetrahedral Golay Code; R.M. Tanner. On the Representation of Codes in Forney Graphs; R. Koetter. Index.

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