By Roy Wenzl, Tim Potter, Hurst Laviana, L. Kelly
For thirty-one years, an unremarkable relatives guy stalked, killed, and terrorized the folks of Wichita, Kansas. He used to be a loyal husband. A useful Boy Scout dad. a competent, conscientious worker. A in charge church president. And in the back of all of it, the infamous serial killer BTK—a self-anointed acronym for "bind, torture, kill."
Now that he's in criminal serving ten consecutive existence sentences, the entire international is aware that Dennis Rader is BTK. however the difficult twists and stunning turns of this tale have by no means earlier than been advised through the folk who have been in detail familiar with the BTK killer and Rader the relatives guy, or via the committed law enforcement officials who ultimately stuck him. Bind, Torture, Kill: the interior tale of the Serial Killer subsequent Door takes readers in the back of closed doorways, revealing the total and bad story as visible during the eyes of the killer, his sufferers, the investigators, and the journalists who coated it all.
Bind, Torture, Kill is written by way of 4 award-winning crime journalists for The Wichita Eagle with the enthusiastic support of Wichita police lieutenant Ken Landwehr and his BTK activity strength. With hours of unique interviews with key job strength individuals; in-depth interviews with the households of sufferers; an interview with Jeff Rader, the infamous killer's brother; and over thirty years' worthy of unique reporters' notes, archival information tales, images, files, and fabric formerly suppressed on the request of the police, Bind, Torture, Kill lays naked the key tale in the back of the BTK psychopath and the folk who introduced him down.
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26 Hongwei Song and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar SNR SNRinC Channel Detector C SNRout π SNRinL −1 Decoder L SNRout π Fig. 9. Dynamical model for a turbo equalization system. Assuming that the incoming messages to the bit nodes and check nodes involved in sum product algorithm have Gaussian densities and are independent, it is statistically suﬃcient to track their means at each iteration. 8) where j and k denote column weight and row weight of the LDPC code mb , mu , and mu0 are the means of the density of message passed from bit to check, from check to bit and from channel detector to LDPC decoder, respectively.
Full Turbo Eq. 6dB −5 10 −6 10 4 5 6 7 8 SNR (dB) 9 10 11 Fig. 10. BER vs. SNR for the EPR4 channel concatenated with a rate 8/9 turbo code, a rate 8/9 single convolutional code (SCC), and no outer code. −1 10 Uncoded EPR4 N = 108 N = 1125 N = 4608 N = 11250 −2 10 −3 BER 10 −4 10 −5 10 −6 10 −7 10 3 4 5 6 7 SNR (dB) 8 9 10 11 1 Fig. 11. BER versus SNR for the 1⊕D 2 precoded EPR4 channel concatenated with a rate 8/9 single convolutional code of various block length N . 2 Iterative Codes in Magnetic Storage Systems 31 −1 10 −2 10 −3 BER 10 −4 10 Uncoded EPR4 Turbo, 1/10 iterations Turbo, 10/1 iterations LDPC, 1/15 iterations LDPC, 5/3 iterations SCC, 15/1 iterations −5 10 −6 10 −7 10 4 5 6 7 SNR (dB) 8 9 10 Fig.
The plotted BER and BLER performance correspond to 50 LDPC decoder iterations with the 50th iteration results highlighted. For this 42 Hongwei Song and B. V. K. 4Gbps per iteration with 100 MHz system clock. 5 Conclusions Coding and signal processing are increasingly being recognized as a costeﬃcient approach to achieving substantial areal density growth while preserving the high integrity of magnetic storage systems. While it is well understood that the data dependent noise prediction technique  employed in current read channel achieves near maximum likelihood detection, the recent advances in iterative codes hold the promise to push the areal density to the ultimate coding limit for recording channels.