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The rate distortion region for the multiple description problem

Fleming, Michael and Effros, Michelle (2000) The rate distortion region for the multiple description problem. In: International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT '00), Sorrento, Italy, 25-30 June 2000. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, p. 208. ISBN 0 7803 5857 0

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We derive the rate-distortion region for the two-channel multiple description problem on stationary discrete ergodic and nonergodic sources with alphabets admitting an ergodic decomposition. The results do not provide a single-letter representation for the rate-distortion region on i.i.d. sources.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 2000 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. This work was supported by a Pickering Fellowship, NSF grant CCR-9909026, Caltech's Lee Center for Advanced Networking, an F.W.W. Rhodes Memorial Scholarship, and a Redshaw Award.
Subject Keywords:rate distortion theory, source coding, source coding theory, network information theory
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:12 Feb 2007
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