When the 50th anniversary of the birth of Information Theory was celebrated at the 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Informa- tion Theory in Boston, there was a great deal of reflection on the the year 1993 as a critical year. As the years pass and more perspec- tive is gained, it is a fairly safe bet that we will view 1993 as the year when the "early years" of error control coding came to an end. This was the year in which Berrou, Glavieux and Thitimajshima pre- sented "Near Shannon Limit Error-Correcting Coding and ...

Turbo Coding 2010, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781441950697


Turbo Coding 1998, Springer, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780792383789

1999 edition