Coding against clynic shifts

T.J. Tjalkens

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In several practical settings we wish to communicate an identier based on ash- ing lights. The communication channels here use small alphabets, are error prone, unsynchronized, and require short code words. Nevertheless the number of identiers is relatively large. We model this situation as a cyclic shift channel where the shift length equals the code wordlength. We study the behaviour of the capacity of this channel and dene a class of self synchronized error correcting codes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 33rd WIC Symposium of Information Theory in the Benelux and The 2nd Joint WIC/IEEE Symposium on Information Theory and Signal Processing in the Benelux, 24-25 May 2012, Boekelo, The Netherlands
EditorsR.N.J. Veldhuis, L.J. Spreeuwers, J. Gosseling
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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