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Fountain coding with decoder side information

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Communications, 2008 (ICC '08), Beijing
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Publication dateMay 2008
Pages4477 - 4482
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781424420759
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ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2008)
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period19/05/0823/05/08

Abstract

In this contribution, we consider the application of digital fountain (DF) codes to the problem of data transmission when side information is available at the decoder. The side information is modelled as a "virtual" channel output when original information sequence is the input. For two cases of the system model, which model both the virtual and the actual transmission channel either as a binary erasure channel or as a binary input additive white Gaussian noise (BIAWGN) channel, we propose methods of enhancing the design of standard non-systematic DF codes by optimizing their output degree distribution based on the side information assumption. In addition, a systematic Raptor design has been employed as a possible solution to the problem

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Name and Venue of Event: IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2008 (ICC '08) Conference Organiser: IEEE Rose publication type: Conference contribution Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation Sponsorship: The authors would like to acknowledge the generous support of Toshiba Research Europe Ltd Telecommunications Research Laboratory in Bristol Terms of use: Copyright © 2008 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2008. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to pubs-permissions@ieee.org. By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

Research areas

  • fountain codes

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IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2008)

Duration19 May 200823 May 2008
CountryChina
CityBeijing

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