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Name: Source Coding
ID: m10175
Language: English (en)
Summary: An introduction to the concept of typical sequences, which lie at the heart of source coding. The idea of typical sequences leads to Shannon's source-coding Theorem.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: entropy, information, information theory, source coding, typical sequence
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Behnaam Aazhang (aaz@ece.rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: Behnaam Aazhang (aaz@ece.rice.edu)
Maintainers: Dinesh Rajan (dinesh@ece.rice.edu), Mohammad Borran (mohammad@ece.rice.edu), Roy Ha (rha@alumni.rice.edu), Shawn Stewart (mrshawn@alumni.rice.edu), Behnaam Aazhang (aaz@ece.rice.edu)

Latest version: 2.10 (history)
First publication date: Jul 10, 2001 12:00 am +0000
Last revision to module: Oct 3, 2005 1:45 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 2.10 Oct 3, 2005 1:45 pm +0000 by Elizabeth Gregory
Changes:
Added the name to the theorem.

Version: 2.9 Sep 13, 2004 8:44 pm +0000 by Charlet Reedstrom
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updated module to cnxml-0.5, removed hardcoded numbers in name tags, added math tags around inline variables 

Version: 2.8 Jan 7, 2004 10:13 am +0000 by Adan Galvan
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added maintainer

Version: 2.7 Aug 12, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
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Content changes as requested by author

Version: 2.6 Feb 9, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
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Authors updated

Version: 2.5 Dec 7, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
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changed blank= to get module to print

Version: 2.4 Jul 19, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
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Added graphics

Version: 2.3 Jul 11, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
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Added content on Lempel/Ziv

Version: 2.2 Jul 11, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
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Added links to other modules

Version: 2.1 Jul 10, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Changes:
First draft of module

Version: 2.0 Jul 10, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Added initial template for new module m10175

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