The pros and cons of democracy

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The concept of democracy was introduced in which the individual bits in a coarsely quantized representation of a signal were given equal weight in the approximation to the original signal. It was proved that such democratic representations could not achieve the same accuracy as optimal nondemocratic schemes. Convolutional decoding was found to be convenient in digital to analog conversion.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Calderbank, AR; Daubechies, I

Published Date

  • June 1, 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 48 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1721 - 1725

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0018-9448

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1109/TIT.2002.1003852

Citation Source

  • Scopus