Communication Systems and Random Process Theory by J.K. SkwirzynskiCommunication Systems and Random Process Theory by J.K. Skwirzynski

Communication Systems and Random Process Theory

byJ.K. Skwirzynski

Paperback | March 14, 2012

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Title:Communication Systems and Random Process TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1004 pagesPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. Some Aspects of Data Communication.- 1. Stochastic problems of multiple communication.- 2. Multi-user communication networks.- 3. Spread spectrum signals and bandwidth utilization.- 4. Extension of an adaptive distributed routing algorithm to mixed media networks.- II. Multiple Communication.- 1. From theory to practice: Advances in communications discussed at Eurocon '77 in Venice.- 2. The Optimum transmission signal for digital transmission systems.- 3. Timing recovery problems in data communication.- 4. Interference and jamming prone communication.- III. Algebraic Coding.- 1. Algebraic coding and combinatorics: a tutorial survey.- 2. Codes associated with finite geometries.- 3. Soft-decision minimum-distance decoding.- 4. Algebraic codes constructed from other algebraic codes: a short survey and some recent results.- IV. Probabilistic Coding.- 1. Nonprobabilistic and partly probabilistic channel coding and time varying channels.- 2. Sequential decoding for burst-error-channels.- 3. Synchronization recovery and error correcting codes.- V. Integrated Coding and Rate Distortion Theory.- 1. Joint source and channel coding.- 2. Rate distortion theory: the influences of the source and distortion measure in structuring source coding.- 3. Convolutional-codes for integrated coding.- 4. Robust low bit rate voice encoding.- 5. Integrated data communication systems with data compression and error correcting codes.- 6. Source encoding with Kaiman filters.- Panel Discussion, The practicality of source coding.- VI. Dispersive and Fading Channels.- 1. Review of methods for description of random transmission channels: applications to identification and optimisation of detection and transmission processes.- 2. Performance capabilities of the Viterbi algorithm for combatting intersymbol interference on fading multipath channels.- 3. Channel evaluation techniques for dispersive communications paths.- 4. Some results in simultaneous detection and estimation.- 5. Phase compensation receivers for optical communication.- 6. Modelling of the sea surface scattering channel and undersea communications.- Panel Discussion, Channel statistics and models.- VII. Non-Stationary and Non-Gaussian Signal/Noise Analysis.- 1. Representation of bivariate distributions with applications.- 2. Simulation of signal and noise in a nonlinear channel.- 3. Digital transmission over nonlinear channels: a Volterra series analysis.- 4. The output signal and noise from a bandpass nonlinearity involving AM-to-PM conversion.- 5. Moment space error bounds in digital communication systems.- 6. Modelling and analysis of impulsive noise.- VIII. Adaptive Signal Processing.- 1. Adaptive signal processing for detection and communication.- 2. Adaptive filters.- Panel Discussion, Adaptive filtering for high-speed modems.- IX. Stochastic Calculus.- 1. Martingale integrals and stochastic calculus.- 2. Detection, mutual information and feedback encoding: applications of stochastic calculus.- 3. The design of robust approximations to the stochastic differential equations of nonlinear filtering.- 4. A view at stochastic calculus for point processes.- Panel Discussion, "Are Ito calculus and Martingale theory useful in practice?".- X. Signal Processing Applications of Stochastic Calculus.- 1. A Martingale approach to random fields.- 2. Jumps processes in filtering and detection.- 3. Applications of stochastic calculus for point process models arising in optical communication.- 4. Statistical modelling and analysis for adaptive routing in computer networks.- XI. The Shape Technical Centre Session.- 1. Introduction: Research activities on communications at the SHAPE Technical Centre.- 2. Code division multiplexing for satellite systems.- 3. The potential of meteor-burst communications with particular reference to the COMET system.- 4. New HF data transmission techniques.- 5. Speech processing for low data rate digital voice communications.- 6. Characterization of troposcatter channels for digital transmission.- List of Lecturers and Delegates.