IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Online ISSN : 1745-1337
Print ISSN : 0916-8508
Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications
Equivalence of Two Exponent Functions for Discrete Memoryless Channels with Input Cost at Rates above the Capacity
Yasutada OOHAMA
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2018 Volume E101.A Issue 12 Pages 2199-2204


In 1973, Arimoto proved the strong converse theorem for the discrete memoryless channels stating that when transmission rate R is above channel capacity C, the error probability of decoding goes to one as the block length n of code word tends to infinity. He proved the theorem by deriving the exponent function of error probability of correct decoding that is positive if and only if R > C. Subsequently, in 1979, Dueck and Körner determined the optimal exponent of correct decoding. Recently the author determined the optimal exponent on the correct probability of decoding have the form similar to that of Dueck and Körner determined. In this paper we give a rigorous proof of the equivalence of the above exponet function of Dueck and Körner to a exponent function which can be regarded as an extention of Arimoto's bound to the case with the cost constraint on the channel input.

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