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  • Abstract: We study communication over finite state channels (FSCs), where the encoder and the decoder can control the availability or the quality of noise-free feedback, which is fed back from the decoder to the encoder. Specifically, the instantaneous feedback is a function of an action taken by the encoder, an action taken by the decoder, and the channel output. Encoder and decoder actions take values from finite alphabet sets and may be subject to average cost constraints. We prove capacity results for such a setting by constructing a …

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  • January 1, 2011