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Turbo codes desirable and designable by Alexandre Giulietti

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Boston, Mass, London .
Written in English


  • Data compression (Telecommunication),
  • Wireless communication systems -- Quality control.,
  • Error-correcting codes (Information theory)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Alexandre Giulietti, Bruno Bougard, Liesbet van der Perre.
ContributionsBougard, Bruno, 1977-, Perre, Liesbet van der.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22020572M
ISBN 101402076606

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