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EXIT Chart Aided Design of Near-Capacity Self-Concatenated Trellis Coded Modulation Using Iterative Decoding,

Butt, Muhammad Fasih, Ng, Soon and Hanzo, Lajos (2008) EXIT Chart Aided Design of Near-Capacity Self-Concatenated Trellis Coded Modulation Using Iterative Decoding, At IEEE VTC'08 (Spring), Singapore. 11 - 14 May 2008. , pp. 734-738.

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In this contribution we design the Iteratively Decoded Self-Concatenated Convolutional Codes (SECCC-ID) using Extrinsic Information Transfer (EXIT) charts. Good constituent Trellis Coded Modulation (TCM) codes are selected for communicating over both uncorrelated Rayleigh fading and Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channels. At the receiver iterative decoding is invoked for exchanging extrinsic information between the hypothetical decoder components. The convergence behaviour of the decoder is analysed with the aid of symbol-based EXIT charts. Similarly, the search for the best TCM constituent codes is also based on EXIT chart analysis. Finally, we demonstrate that the selected codes are capable of operating within 1 dB from the maximum achievable rate.

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Published date: May 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 11-14 May 2008
Venue - Dates: IEEE VTC'08 (Spring), Singapore, 2008-05-11 - 2008-05-14
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


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Date deposited: 11 Jun 2008 13:45
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:22

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Author: Muhammad Fasih Butt
Author: Soon Ng
Author: Lajos Hanzo

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