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Communications and Cryptography : Two Sides of One Tapestry - Richard E. Blahut

Communications and Cryptography

Two Sides of One Tapestry

By: Richard E. Blahut (Editor), Daniel J. Costello (Editor), Ueli Maurer (Editor), Thomas Mittelholzer (Editor)

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Information theory is an exceptional field in many ways. Technically, it is one of the rare fields in which mathematical results and insights have led directly to significant engineering payoffs. Professionally, it is a field that has sustained a remarkable degree of community, collegiality and high standards. James L. Massey, whose work in the field is honored here, embodies the highest standards of the profession in his own career.
The book covers the latest work on: block coding, convolutional coding, cryptography, and information theory. The 44 contributions represent a cross-section of the world's leading scholars, scientists and researchers in information theory and communication. The book is rounded off with an index and a bibliography of publications by James Massey.

Talks presented at the Symposium
Foreword
Development of Fast Multiplier Structures with Cryptographic Applicationsp. 1
Messy Broadcasting in Networksp. 13
On a Problem of Persi Diaconisp. 25
Aspects of Linear Complexityp. 35
Massey's Theorem and the Golay Codesp. 43
Coding for Adder Channelsp. 43
Using Redundancy to Speed up Disk Arraysp. 59
Progress Towards Achieving Channel Capacityp. 69
Random Time and Frequency Hopping for Infinite User Populationp. 81
On Repeated-Single-Root Constacyclic Codesp. 93
Orthogonal Checksets in the Plane and Enumerations of the Rationals mod pp. 101
Spherical Codes from the Hexagonal Latticep. 109
Trellises Old and Newp. 115
An Inequality on the Capacity Region of Multiaccess Multipath Channelsp. 129
A Finite Field Fourier Transform for Vectors of Arbitrary Lengthp. 141
Soft is Better than Hardp. 155
Charge Constrained Convolutional Codesp. 173
Delay Estimation for Truly Random Binary Sequences or How to Measure the Length of Rip van Winkle's Sleepp. 179
On Canonical Encoding Matrices and the Generalized Constraint Lengths of Convolutional Codesp. 187
A Comparison of Error Patterns Corrected by Block Codes and Convolutional Codesp. 201
Encounters with the Berlekamp-Massey Algorithmp. 209
Using Zech's Logarithm to Find Low-Weight Parity Checks for Linear Recurring Sequencesp. 221
Higher Order Derivatives and Differential Cryptanalysisp. 227
Coded MPSK Modulation for the AWGN and Rayleigh Fading Channelsp. 235
On the Basic Averaging Arguments for Linear Codesp. 251
Coding and Multiplexingp. 263
The Strong Secret Key Rate of Discrete Random Triplesp. 271
The Self-Shrinking Generatorp. 287
Constructions and Decoding of Optimal Group Codes from Finite Reflection Groupsp. 297
Duality of Linear Input-Output Mapsp. 307
Cut-Off Rate Channel Designp. 315
Construction of Invertible Sequences for Multipath Estimationp. 323
Five Views of Differential MSK: A Unified Approachp. 333
Leaf-Average Node-Sum Interchanges in Rooted Trees with Applicationsp. 343
On the Performance of Aperiodic Inverse Filter Approximationsp. 357
Inverses of Linear Sequential Circuits: On Beyond Poles and Zerosp. 367
Binary Sequences with Small Correlationsp. 381
Fast Bounded-Distance Decoding of the Nordstrom-Robinson Codep. 391
Binary Convolutional Codes Revisitedp. 399
Some Reflections on the Interference Channelp. 409
Capacity of a Simple Stable Protocol for Short Message Service over a CDMA Networkp. 423
The Sliding-Window Lempel-Ziv Algorithm is Asymptotically Optimalp. 431
On Code Linearity and Rotational Invariance for a Class of Trellis Codes for M-PSKp. 439
Algebraic-Sequential Decoding - Ideas and Resultsp. 451
Indexp. 461
Publications by James Masseyp. 469
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ISBN: 9780792394693
ISBN-10: 0792394690
Series: The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 481
Published: 30th June 1994
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 2.58