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This paper deals with lossy joint source-channel coding for transmitting memoryless sources over AWGN channels. The scheme is based on the geometrical interpretation of communication by Ko-tel'nikov and Shannon where amplitude-continuous, time-discrete source samples are mapped directly onto the channel using curves or planes. The source and channel spaces(More)
Two methods for transmission of a continuous amplitude source signal over a continuous amplitude channel with a power constraint are proposed. For both methods, band-width reduction is achieved by mapping from a higher dimensional source space to a lower dimensional channel space. In the rst system, a source vector is quantized and mapped to a discrete set(More)
This paper investigates the energy compaction capabilities of nonunitary filter banks in subband coding. It is shown that nonunitary filter banks have larger coding gain than unitary filter banks because of the possibility of performing half-whitening in each channel. For long filter unit pulse responses, optimization of subband coding gain for stationary(More)
— This paper studies the zero-delay source-channel coding problem, and specifically the problem of obtaining the vector transformations that optimally map between the m-dimensional source space and k-dimensional channel space, under a given transmission power constraint and for the mean square error distortion. The functional properties of the cost are(More)
A mixture distribution model is introduced to characterize the source statistics in a frequency domain image coder. More speciically, a Gaussian mixture distribution is shown to be a good statistical model of the probability density function of the composite decomposed signal. Theoretical results based on the mixture distribution model are found that(More)
The textbook has traditionally been the fundamental tool of university teaching. The text both serves as the repository of facts and information and provides the recommended structure and sequence for teaching and learning the material. Today, textbooks can be in traditional paper form or electronically available over the World Wide Web. However, the(More)