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Paper IDD6-S5-T2.1
Paper Title On the Feed-Forward Rate-Distortion Function for Stationary and Ergodic Sources
Authors Yonglong LI, Vincent Y. F. Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Session D6-S5-T2: Rate-Distortion Theory II
Chaired Session: Monday, 19 July, 23:20 - 23:40
Engagement Session: Monday, 19 July, 23:40 - 00:00
Abstract In this work we show that for a stationary and ergodic source $X$, stationary and ergodic test channels achieve the rate-distortion function for the lossy source coding problem with feed-forward. As a by-product, we prove that the upper bound for the feed-forward rate-distortion function derived by Venkataramanan and Pradhan (2007) is tight. In addition, we derive an upper bound on the rate-distortion function by proving a Shannon-McMillan-Breiman theorem for the causally conditional entropy rate for the class of asymptotic mean stationary and ergodic processes.