Network Coding Theorem for Dynamic Communication Networks

A symbolic approach to communication networks, where the topology of the underlying network is contained in a set of formal terms, was recently introduced. The so-called min-cut of a term set represents its number of degrees of freedom. For any assignment of function symbols, its dispersion measures the amount of information sent to the destinations and its Renyi entropies measure the amount of information that can be inferred about the input from the outputs. It was proved that the maximum dispersion and the maximum Renyi entropy of order less than one asymptotically reach the min-cut of the term set.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Topic: Networking Date Added: Aug 2011 Format: PDF

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