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There is no MacWilliams identity for convolutional codes

Shearer, James B. and McEliece, Robert J. (1977) There is no MacWilliams identity for convolutional codes. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 23 (6). pp. 775-776. ISSN 0018-9448. doi:10.1109/TIT.1977.1055785.

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An example is provided of two convolutional codes that have the same transmission gain but whose dual codes do not. This shows that no analog of the MacWilliams identity for block codes can exist relating the transmission gains of a convolutional code and its dual.

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Additional Information:©\ 1977 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received November 5, 1976; revised March 4, 1977. This paper presents the results of one phase of research carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under Contract No. NAS 7-100, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Official Citation:J. Shearer and R. McEliece, "There is no MacWilliams identity for convolutional codes (Corresp.)," in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 775-776, November 1977.
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