Low Rate Distributed Quantization of Noisy Observations

R. Gray, S. Boyd and T. Lookabaugh

Proceedings of the Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pages 354-358, October 1985.

We consider the achievable performance of a network of nodes in which the nodes view a common random variable corrupted by a site specific noise and share low rate information about their observations in order to reproduce the common random variable.