Reliability-Based Decoding Algorithm in Multistage Decoding of Multilevel Codes

Motohiko ISAKA  Hideki IMAI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E84-A   No.10   pp.2528-2531
Publication Date: 2001/10/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Communication Systems
multilevel code,  multistage decoding,  partitioning reliability-based decoding,  ordered statistics,  

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Reliability-based decoding algorithm in multistage decoding of multilevel codes is discussed. Through theoretical analyses, effects of soft reliability information are examined for different types of partitionings.