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Spatially Coupled Low-Density Parity-Check Codes on Two-Dimensional Array Erasure Channel
Gou HOSOYA Hiroyuki YASHIMA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2018/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Coding theory and techniques
spatially coupled LDPC code, low-density parity-check code, storage device, density evolution,
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In this study, spatially coupled low-density parity-check (SC-LDPC) codes on the two-dimensional array erasure (2DAE) channel are devised, including a method for generating new SC-LDPC codes with a restriction on the check node constraint. A density evolution analysis confirms the improvement in the threshold of the proposed two-dimensional SC-LDPC code ensembles over the one-dimensional SC-LDPC code ensembles. We show that the BP threshold of the proposed codes can approach the corresponding maximum a posteriori (MAP) threshold of the original residual graph on the 2DAE channel. Moreover, we show that the rates of the residual graph of the two-dimensional LDPC block code ensemble are smaller than those of the one-dimensional LDPC block code ensemble. In other words, a high performance can be obtained by choosing the two-dimensional SC-LDPC codes.