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Raptor codes for infrastructure-to-vehicular broadcast services

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall), 2011
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 5
Number of pages5
StatePublished - 5 Sep 2011

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ISSN (Print)10903038


One of the important applications to be available in vehicular ad-hoc networks are value-added or infotainment services. However, vehicular communication suffers from high packet loss due to challenging channel characteristics such as huge Doppler spread and multipath fading. This makes current IEEE 802.11p standard for vehicular network based on the ARQ scheme inefficient. Therefore, the highly scalable and fault-tolerant properties offered by rateless code makes this a promising area of research. This paper investigates the implementation of a systematic Raptor codes for a broadcast service in infrastructure-to-vehicular communications. The code performance in terms of the decoding probability of success, mean decoding time and mean aggregate throughput are presented.

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation Sponsorship: This work is supported by Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Terms of use: Copyright © 2011 IEEE. Reprinted with permission, from NF Abdullah, A Doufexi, RJ Piechocki; ' Raptor codes for infrastructure-to-vehicular broadcast services'; IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall), 2011; September 2011. 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 By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

    Research areas

  • vehicular networks, IEEE 802.11p, Raptor code, Fountain code, infrastructure-to-vehicular communication

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