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Codes with synchronization capability

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A synchronizable(SC_{s})code has the property that the punctuation (comma or no comma, comma indicating that the next symbol is the beginning of a new code word) at a given position in a code symbol stream can always be determined by observing at mostscode symbols in the neighborhood of the position in question. The construction ofSC_{s}dictionaries and the mechanization of synchronizers using nonlinear shift registers are explained in detail. Necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence ofSC_{s}codes with specified word lengths are derived. By allowing unequal word lengths in the code, it is demonstrated that a substantial saving in average word length and information rate can be accomplished over other recently proposed codes having synchronization capability.

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Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:12 ,  Issue: 2 )