A New Construction of Optimal p2-Ary Low Correlation Zone Sequences Using Unified Sequences

Ji-Woong JANG
Jong-Seon NO
Habong CHUNG

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E89-A    No.10    pp.2656-2661
Publication Date: 2006/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e89-a.10.2656
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Information Theory and Its Applications)
Category: Sequences
low correlation zone (LCZ) sequences,  p2-ary sequences,  quasi-synchronous code division multiple access (QS-CDMA),  unified sequences,  

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In this paper, given an integer e and n such that e|n, and a prime p, we propose a method of constructing optimal p2-ary low correlation zone (LCZ) sequence set with parameters (pn-1, pe-1, (pn -1)/(pe -1), 1) from a p-ary sequence of the same length with ideal autocorrelation. The resulting p2-ary LCZ sequence set can be viewed as the generalization of the optimal quaternary LCZ sequence set by Kim, Jang, No, and Chung in respect of the alphabet size. This generalization becomes possible due to a completely new proof comprising any prime p. Under this proof, the quaternary case can be considered as a specific example for p = 2.

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