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Maximum a posteriori decoding algorithms for turbo codes
Author(s): Hamid R. Sadjadpour
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Paper Abstract

The symbol-by-symbol maximum a posteriori (MAP) known also as BCJR algorithm is described. The logarithmic versions of the MAP algorithm, namely, Log-MAP and Max-Log-MAP decoding algorithms along with a new Simplified-Log-MAP algorithm, are presented here. Their bit error rate performance and computational complexity of these algorithms are compared. A new hardware architecture for implementing the MAP-based decoding algorithms suitable for chip design is also presented here.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 2000
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4045, Digital Wireless Communication II, (26 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.394081
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Hamid R. Sadjadpour, AT&T Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4045:
Digital Wireless Communication II
Raghuveer M. Rao; Soheil A. Dianat; Michael D. Zoltowski, Editor(s)

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