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Turbo product codes and their application in the fourth-generation mobile communication system
Author(s): Yejun He; Guangxi Zhu; Ying Zhuang Liu; Jian Liu
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we firstly present turbo product codes (TPCs) for forward error correction (FEC) coding, including TPCs encoding process and decoding principle, and then compare TPCs with turbo convolutional codes (TCCs) error coding solution. The performance of TPCs is shown to be closer to the Shannon limit than TCCs. Secondly, we introduce TPCs’ application in the 4th generation (4G) mobile communication system which is being developed in our country at present. The concept of TPC-OFDM system which promises higher code rate than conventional OFDM is first modified. Finally, simulation results show that the simplified 4G uplink systems offer Bit Error Rate of nearly 0 over IMT-2000 channel at Eb/N0 > 15dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 April 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5284, Wireless Communications and Networks, (28 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.521959
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Yejun He, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Guangxi Zhu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Ying Zhuang Liu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Jian Liu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5284:
Wireless Communications and Networks
Chih-Lin I; Jiann-An Tsai; Hequan Wu, Editor(s)

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