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Coding for slow-frequency-hop transmission: variations on a theme of McEliece. (English) Zbl 1073.94524
Blaum, Mario (ed.) et al., Information, coding and mathematics. Proceedings of workshop honoring Professor Bob McEliece on his 60th birthday, Pasadena, CA, USA, May 24–25, 2002. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers (ISBN 1-4020-7079-9/hbk). The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science 687, 183-208 (2002).
Summary: An important theme of McEliece’s publications on slow-frequency-hop communications is that Reed-Solomon codes can protect against the effects of frequency-selective fading and partial-band interference, especially if side information is provided to the receiver. Two variations on this theme are described, and potential performance improvements are discussed. A new method is presented that permits the receiver to derive its own side information without requiring the transmitter to send side-information symbols, and Hermitian codes are evaluated as an alternative to Reed-Solomon codes for frequency-hop communications.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1054.94001].
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