Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms


Best known in our circles for his key role in the renaissance of lowdensity parity-check (LDPC) codes, DavidMacKay has written an ambitious and original textbook. Almost every area within the purview of these TRANSACTIONS can be found in this book: data compression algorithms, error-correcting codes, Shannon theory, statistical inference, constrained codes… (More)



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@article{MacKay2003InformationTI, title={Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms}, author={David J. C. MacKay}, journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Theory}, year={2003}, volume={50}, pages={2544-2545} }