Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
6.050J/2.110J – Information, Entropy and Computation – Spring 2008
Unit 3: Compression
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Students who for any reason did not receive these items can pick up a copy
in Room 38-344. Most of this material is also available on the
6.050J/2.110J Web site
Geoffrey Wilson, "The Old Telegraphs," Phillimore and Co., Ltd., London and
Chichester, U.K.; 1976. Describes several telegraph systems, in many
countries, that predate electrical telegraphs
Gerard J. Holzmann and Björn Pehrson, "The Early History of Data
Networks," John Wiley and Sons, Inc.; 1994
Gerard J. Holzmann and Björn Pehrson, "The First Data Networks,"
Scientific American, vol. 270, no. 1, pp. 124-129; January, 1994.
Describes French and Swedish optical telegraphs, from the 1790s
Tom Standage, "The Victorian Internet," Berkley Books; 1998; Chapter 1
Unisys/Compuserve GIF Controversy
6.050J/2.110J students: be the first to suggest a resource, for example a
useful Web site or a good book or article, to add to the list above.
Send your suggestion by e-mail during Spring 2008
to 6.050-staff at mit.edu.
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