bits/hz/second: we're barely more efficient than the telegraph
jay at west.net
Mon Aug 17 18:31:23 CDT 2009
Anton Kapela wrote:
> For the experts out there: how long are we going to wait for something
> more efficient than morse code over twisted pairs?
For text messages, Morse code can be more efficient than modern encoding
techniques. Morse is a variable-length code weighted to favor the more
common symbols in plain text messages. The letter "e" is a single bit.
In terms of message throughput/hz/second/, Morse is actually pretty
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