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Inter-layer turbo coded unequal error protection for multi-layer video transmission

Huo, Yongkai, El Hajjar, Mohammed and Hanzo, Lajos (2013) Inter-layer turbo coded unequal error protection for multi-layer video transmission At 2013 IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference, United States. 02 - 05 Sep 2013. 5 pp.

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In layered video streaming, the enhancement layers (ELs) must be discarded by the video decoder, when the base layer (BL) is corrupted or lost due to channel impairments. This implies that the transmit power assigned to the ELs is wasted, when the BL is corrupted. To combat this effect, in this treatise we investigate the inter-layer turbo (IL-turbo) code, where the systematic bits of the BL are implanted into the systematic bits of the ELs at the transmitter. At the receiver, when the BL cannot be successfully decoded, the information of the ELs may be utilized by the IL-turbo decoder for the sake of assisting in decoding the BL. Moreover, for providing further insights into the IL technique the benefits of the IL-turbo scheme are analyzed using extrinsic information transfer (EXIT) charts in the scenario of unequal error protection (UEP) coded layered video transmission. Finally, our data partitioning based experiments show that the proposed scheme outperforms the traditional turbo code based UEP scheme by about an Eb/N0 of 1.1 dB at a peak signal-to-noise ratio (PSNR) of 36 dB or 3 dB of PSNR at an Eb/N0 of -5.5 dB at the cost of a complexity increase of 13%.

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Accepted/In Press date: 2013
Venue - Dates: 2013 IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference, United States, 2013-09-02 - 2013-09-05
Keywords: mobile networks, applications, services, video transmission
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


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Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:00

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Author: Yongkai Huo
Author: Mohammed El Hajjar ORCID iD
Author: Lajos Hanzo

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