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Distributed multiple-component turbo codes for cooperative hybrid ARQ

Zhang, Bo, Chen, Hong and El-Hajjar, Mohammed et al. (2013) Distributed multiple-component turbo codes for cooperative hybrid ARQ IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 20, (6), pp. 599-602. (doi:10.1109/LSP.2013.2259478).

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Abstract

We design distributed multiple-component turbo-codes (MCTCs) for cooperative automatic repeat request (CARQ) aided systems, which are capable of attaining both a similar performance and throughput as the conventional twin-component turbo code (TCTC) aided system, while imposing a significantly lower decoding complexity. The reduction in the decoding complexity of the MCTC-CARQ scheme is a direct benefit of using low-memory MCTC component encoders, combined with the novel principle of deferred iteration (DI), where the decoding process is only initiated when sufficient information has been accumulated at the receiver so that an open tunnel exists in the Extrinsic information transfer (EXIT) charts. In the presence of multiple collaborating relay nodes (RNs), the specific RN which succeeds in decoding the source message, and additionally, has the highest signal-to-noise ratio at the destination node is selected as the retransmission node. Our numerical results demonstrate that the proposed MCTC-CARQ protocol is capable of reducing the decoding complexity by up to 40\% compared to its TCTC-CARQ counterpart, while achieving the same throughput and reliability.

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Accepted/In Press date: 1 May 2013
Published date: June 2013
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 352102
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/352102
PURE UUID: 3269214b-bfc6-4224-9298-34274d886742
ORCID for Mohammed El-Hajjar: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7987-1401
ORCID for Robert G. Maunder: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7944-2615

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Date deposited: 01 May 2013 17:31
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:19

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Author: Bo Zhang
Author: Hong Chen
Author: Mohammed El-Hajjar ORCID iD
Author: Robert G. Maunder ORCID iD
Author: L. Hanzo

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