Channel protection fundamentals

Hamzaoui, R. and Stankovic, Vladimir M. and Xiong, Z. and Ramchandran, K. and Puri, R. and Majumdar, A. and Chou, J.; Chou, Philip and van der Schaar, Mihaela, eds. (2007) Channel protection fundamentals. In: Multimedia over IP and Wireless Networks: Compression, Networking, and Systems. Academic Press, pp. 187-228. ISBN 0120884801 (

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In many ways, the Internet (or a wireless network for that matter) can be regarded simply as a communication channel in a classical communication system. This chapter discusses the fundamentals of channel protection that lie beneath the error control techniques used to communicate multimedia over the Internet and wireless networks.