DIMACS: Series in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science 1993; 263 pp; hardcover Volume: 14 ISBN10: 0821866036 ISBN13: 9780821866030 List Price: US$89 Member Price: US$71.20 Order Code: DIMACS/14
 This volume contains the proceedings of the DIMACS/IEEE workshop on coding and quantization. The theme of the workshop was the application of discrete mathematics to reliable data transmission and source compression. These applications will become more significant in the coming years, with the advent of highcapacity cellular networks, personal communications devices, and the "wireless office". The articles are written by experts from industry and from academia. Requiring only a background in basic undergraduate mathematics, this book appeals to mathematicians interested in multidimensional Euclidean geometry (especially lattice theory), as well as to engineers interested in bandwidth efficient communication or vector quantization. Copublished with the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science beginning with Volume 8. Volumes 17 were copublished with the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM). Readership Mathematicians interested in multidimensional Euclidean geometry. Engineers interested in bandwidth efficient communication or vector quantization. Table of Contents  G. D. Forney, Jr.  On the duality of coding and quantizing
 H.A. Loeliger  On existence proofs for asymptotically good Euclideanspace group codes
 G. D. Forney, Jr., N. J. Sloane, and M. D. Trott  The NordstromRobinson code is the binary image of the octacode
 P. Solé  Generalized theta functions for lattice vector quantization
 C. F. Barnes  Tree structured signal space codes
 D. L. Neuhoff  The other asymptotic theory of lossy source coding
 A. S. Balamesh and D. L. Neuhoff  Blockconstrained quantization: Asymptotic analysis
 P. F. Swaszek  Syndromebased VQ codebooks
 E. Zehavi and J. Salz  Decoding under integer metric constraints
 S. W. McLaughlin, J. Ashley, and D. L. Neuhoff  The optimality of the natural binary code
 V. Vaishampayan  Multiple description scalar quantizer design: Good index assignments
 W.Y. Chan and A. Gersho  Structured vector quantizers as generalized product codes
 R. J. van der Vleuten and J. H. Weber  A new construction of trelliscoded quantizers
 R. Laroia and N. Farvardin  Trellisbased scalarvector quantizer for memoryless sources
 M. V. Eyuboǧlu and A. S. Balamesh  Latticestructured codebooksconstruction and implementation for memoryless sources
 L. Fredrickson, R. Karabed, P. Siegel, and H. Thapar  Decoding on a finite state transition diagram while avoiding a subdiagram
 A. R. Calderbank, P. C. Fishburn, and A. Rabinovich  Covering properties of binary convolutional codes and lattice quantization of uniform sources
 Y. Levy, D. J. Costello, Jr., and A. R. Calderbank  A Markovian method common to both quantization and decoding using convolutional codes
 C. Heegard and E. J. Rossin  Trellis codes, symbolic dynamics, and isometries
 E. E. Kuruoǧlu and E. Ayanoǧlu  The design of finitestate machines for quantization using simulated annealing
 J. B. Anderson and E. Offer  The Malgorithm, the failure of reducedstate sequence detection with good convolutional codes, and some implications for trellis coding
 Y. Levy and D. J. Costello, Jr.  An algebraic approach to constructing convolutional codes from quasicyclic codes
 H. Koorapaty, D. L. Bitzer, A. Dholakia, and M. A. Vouk  Tabledriven decoding of convolutional codes with soft decision
 J. N. Livingston  Rotationally invariant multilevel codes
 K. J. Kerpez  Constellations for diversity
 A. S. Khayrallah  Bounded expansion codes for error control
 E. Arikan  A bound on the zeroerror list coding capacity
 C. Podilchuk and A. Jacquin  Geometric vector quantization for subbandbased video coding
 K. Sayood and S. Na  Recursively indexed differential pulse code modulation
