Expanding window fountain codes for unequal error protection

D Sejdinovic, Dejan Vukobratovic, A Doufexi, Vojin Senk, RJ Piechocki

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Abstract

A novel approach to provide unequal error protection (UEP) using rateless codes over erasure channels, named Expanding Window Fountain (EWF) codes, is developed and discussed. EWF codes use a windowing technique rather than a weighted (non-uniform) selection of input symbols to achieve UEP property. The windowing approach introduces additional parameters in the UEP rateless code design, making it more general and flexible than the weighted approach. Furthermore, the windowing approach provides better performance of UEP scheme, which is confirmed both theoretically and experimentally.
Translated title of the contributionExpanding window fountain codes for unequal error protection
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2007 Conference Record of the Forty-First Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1020-1024
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-2110-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2109-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2007
Event41st Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers - Pacific Grove, CA, United States
Duration: 7 Nov 2007 → …

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Print)1058-6393
ISSN (Electronic)1058-6393

Conference

Conference41st Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers
CountryUnited States
CityPacific Grove, CA
Period7/11/07 → …

Bibliographical note

ISBN: 9781424421107
Name and Venue of Conference: Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Additional information: With accompanying conference poster

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Keywords

  • unequal error protection (UEP)
  • fountain codes

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