A Novel Turbo-TCM Scheme Based on Concatenated Tree Codes

Baoming BAI  Kin Shing HO  Li PING  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E85-B   No.9   pp.1835-1837
Publication Date: 2002/09/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fundamental Theories
error-correcting code,  parallel concatenated codes,  turbo code,  trellis-coded modulation,  

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In this letter, we introduce a two-state turbo-TCM scheme based on the concatenated tree codes. The proposed scheme can achieve near capacity performance yet has considerably lower decoding complexity compared with other existing turbo-TCM codes.