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Variable Length Space Time Coded Modulation

Ng, S.X., Wang, J., Yang, L-L. and Hanzo, L. (2005) Variable Length Space Time Coded Modulation At IEEE VTC'05 (Fall), United States. 25 - 28 Sep 2005. , pp. 1049-1053.

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A Variable Length Space Time Coded Modulation (VL-STCM) scheme capable of simultaneously providing coding, multiplexing and diversity gains is proposed. The scheme advocated achieves its best performance for correlated sources, where the source symbols exhibit a nonuniform probability of occurrence. The source symbols are encoded using an optimal trellis encoder into variablelength modulated signals and mapped to both the spatial and time domains. More explicitly, the proposed VL-STCM arrangement is a jointly designed source coding, channel coding, modulation and spatial diversity/multiplexing scheme. It is shown that the higher the source correlation, the higher the achievable performance gain of the scheme. Furthermore, the performance of the VL-STCM scheme is about 6 dB better than that of the Fixed Length STCM (FL-STCM) benchmarker at a source symbol error ratio of 10?4.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: 25-28 September 2005
Venue - Dates: IEEE VTC'05 (Fall), United States, 2005-09-25 - 2005-09-28
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


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Date deposited: 15 Dec 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:00

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Author: S.X. Ng
Author: J. Wang
Author: L-L. Yang ORCID iD
Author: L. Hanzo

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