By Topic

On the minimum distortion of block codes for a binary symmetric source (Corresp.)

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)

It is shown that the mixture of two codes of block length n can have a distortion strictly less than the distortion of the best possible code of block length n having the same rate. The seeming contradiction is explained by offering two interpretations for the mixture of two codes and then explaining why the bound for the performance of the best code cannot be applied directly to the mixture.

Published in:

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 3 )