Accession Number:

AD0605099

Title:

ON THE ROLE OF DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING IN STATISTICAL COMMUNICATION THEORY

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1956-12-19

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The object of the paper is to show that the fundamental problem of determining the utility of a communication channel in conveying information can be interpreted as a problem within the framework of multi-stage decision processes of stochastic type and as such may be treated by means of the theory of dynamic programming.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE