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Table Of Contents

1.1 WHAT IS COMMUNICATION?
1.2 WHY DIGITAL COMMUNICATION?
1.3 SOME HISTORY
1.4 A FEW REMARKS ON INTELLECTUAL HISTORY
1.5 CONCLUSIONS
REFERENCES20
2.2 ON THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING SINUSOIDAL
2.3 THE FOURIER TRANSFORM
2.4 WHAT IS BANDWIDTH?
2.5 DISCRETE-TIME SYSTEMS
2.6 CONCLUSIONS
PROBLEMS
3.1 WHAT IS TEXT?
3.2 WHAT IS SPEECH?
3.3 WHAT IS MUSIC?
3.4 WHAT IS AN IMAGE?
3.5 WHAT IS VIDEO?
3.6 CONCLUSION
REFERENCES14
4.1 COMMUNICATION CHANNELS
4.2 ANALOG MODULATION
4.3 DIGITAL MODULATION
4.4 FM STEREO, TELEVISION, AND A LITTLE ABOUT ELECTRONICS
4.5 CONCLUSIONS
5.1 INFORMATION THEORY: A PRIMER
5.2 METHODS OF SOURCE CODING
5.3 METHODS OF CHANNEL CODING
5.4 TRELLIS CODED MODULATION
5.5 CONCLUSIONS
6.1 FUNDAMENTALS OF CRYPTOSYSTEMS
6.3 THE VERNAM CIPHER AND PERFECT SECRECY
6.4 STREAM CIPHERS
6.5 BLOCK CIPHERS
6.6 CRYPTOMACHINES DURING WORLD WAR II
6.7 TWO-KEY CRYPTOGRAPHY
6.8 CONCLUSIONS
7.1 AN OVERVIEW OF INFORMATION NETWORKS
7.2 CIRCUIT SWITCHING: THE TELEPHONE NET
7.3 MOBILE TELEPHONY
7.4 THE INTERNET
REFERENCES16
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Understanding Information Transmission

Understanding Information Transmission

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Understanding Information Transmission introduces you to the entire field of information technology. In this consumer handbook and introductory student resource, seven chapters span the gamut of the field—the nature, storage, transmission, networking, and protection of information. In addition to the science and technology, this book brings the subject alive by presenting the amazing history of information technology, profiling incredible inventions and fascinating inventors, and their dramatic impact on society. Features include problem sets, key points, suggested reading, review appendices, and a full chapter on mathematical methods. Private and public funding of information technology continues to grow at staggering rates. Learn what’s behind this race to be the biggest, brightest, and fastest in the field with Understanding Information Transmission.
Understanding Information Transmission introduces you to the entire field of information technology. In this consumer handbook and introductory student resource, seven chapters span the gamut of the field—the nature, storage, transmission, networking, and protection of information. In addition to the science and technology, this book brings the subject alive by presenting the amazing history of information technology, profiling incredible inventions and fascinating inventors, and their dramatic impact on society. Features include problem sets, key points, suggested reading, review appendices, and a full chapter on mathematical methods. Private and public funding of information technology continues to grow at staggering rates. Learn what’s behind this race to be the biggest, brightest, and fastest in the field with Understanding Information Transmission.

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