Analysis of Bit Error Probability of Trellis Coded 8-PSK


IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E88-A   No.10   pp.2956-2959
Publication Date: 2005/10/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e88-a.10.2956
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Communication Theory
exact analysis,  bit error probability,  soft decision Viterbi decoding,  trellis coded modulation (TCM),  

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The letter presents an analysis of bit error probability for trellis coded 8-ary phase shift keying moduation with 2-state soft decision Viterbi decoding. It is shown that exact numerical error performance can be obtained for low singal-to-noise power ratio where bounds are useless.