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Energy-conscious turbo decoder design: a joint signal processing and transmit energy reduction approach

Li, L., Maunder, R.G., Al-Hashimi, B.M., Zwolinski, M. and Hanzo, L. (2013) Energy-conscious turbo decoder design: a joint signal processing and transmit energy reduction approach IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 62, (8), pp. 3627-3638.

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Conventionally, the decoding energy consumption Epr of turbo codes were not a significant contribution to the overall energy consumption of a system, since the popular applications of turbo codes were focused on long-range communication systems, such as mobile phone networks or deep space communications. However, with advances in IC fabrication, sophisticated Error-Correcting Codes (ECCs), such as turbo codes, may be embedded into low-cost Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). In this paper, it is demonstrated that to design a turbo code for WSNs, the processing energy must be considered as an important factor during the early design stage. However, conventionally, the processing energy has not been considered in the design process, since no technique has been available for estimating it using conventional designs. Hence, we proposed a processing energy estimation framework for minimising the overall energy consumption of a turbo coded scheme at the code design stage.

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Submitted date: 21 October 2012
Published date: October 2013
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems, Southampton Wireless Group


Local EPrints ID: 344400
ISSN: 0018-9545
PURE UUID: 4328cfed-f3c7-490b-b0b6-0bb1176191a5
ORCID for R.G. Maunder: ORCID iD
ORCID for M. Zwolinski: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 22 Oct 2012 15:17
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:16

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Author: L. Li
Author: R.G. Maunder ORCID iD
Author: B.M. Al-Hashimi
Author: M. Zwolinski ORCID iD
Author: L. Hanzo

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