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Name: Subtleties of Source Coding
ID: m0093
Language: English (en)
Summary: Some subtleties of coding, including self synchronization and a comparison of the Huffman and Morse codes.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: coding, compression, digital communication, digital sources, Huffman, Huffman code, information communication, Morse code, self-synchronization
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Don Johnson (dhj@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: Don Johnson (dhj@rice.edu)
Maintainers: Don Johnson (dhj@rice.edu), John Cottrell (jac3@rice.edu)

Latest version: 2.16 (history)
First publication date: Jul 27, 2000 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Dec 5, 2007 11:02 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 2.16 Dec 5, 2007 11:02 pm -0600 by Don Johnson
Changes:
Fixed an omission in caption and corrected prose in summary.

Version: 2.15 Apr 25, 2005 8:05 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
Changes:
update to cnxml-0.5, fix typo

Version: 2.14 Aug 13, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Upgraded to 0.4.

Version: 2.13 Aug 5, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Changed module title slightly.

Version: 2.12 Apr 26, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
changed some emphasis to term, fixed cnxn, changed/removed markup of bitstreams, removed mo inside of ci type=fn

Version: 2.11 Sep 11, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by Brent Hendricks
Changes:
Converted to CNXML 0.3.5

Version: 2.10 Aug 23, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
fixed blanks

Version: 2.9 Aug 23, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
- Use OverBarred B instead of mean of B(.)

Version: 2.8 Aug 22, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Added a name to the table.
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Version: 2.6 Aug 20, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
I changed the table to a cals table.

Version: 2.5 Aug 14, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
typo fixed in title

Version: 2.4 Jul 17, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
added keywords
fixed minor errors

Version: 2.3 Jun 5, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
keywords and abstract manually added to textfields of database

Version: 2.2 Jun 5, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
added email addresses for authors and maintainers (accidentally omitted previously)

Version: 2.1 Jun 4, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
updated to cnxml 0.3
keywords and abstract added.
equations redone in content mathml.

Version: 2.0 Sep 8, 2000 12:00 am -0500 by Brent Hendricks
Changes:
Bumped version to 2.0

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