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A Comparative Performance and Complexity Study of Short- Length LDPC and Turbo Product Codes

Landolsi, M.A. A Comparative Performance and Complexity Study of Short- Length LDPC and Turbo Product Codes. In: Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. Info. & Comm. Tech., April 2006.

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Abstract

This paper presents a comparative performance and complexity study between low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes and turbo product codes (TPC) of short block length (within 2048 bits). The LDPC codes are of the semi-random (SR) type, characterized by low encoder complexity, and are further optimized by eliminating short cycles of length 4 (minimum girth 6). The TPC codes are obtained from 2D and 3D constructions chosen to match the LDPC codes' parameters. The numerical results show that the SR-LDPC codes have slightly better error performance (to within 0.5dB, at a BER of 1E-5) while demonstrating lower computational complexity per decoder iteration, but the required number of decoding iterations is larger. However, this disadvantage is significantly reduced for moderately high signal-to-noise ratios (starting from 2.5dB). It is therefore concluded that SR-LDPC codes have a more competitive performance-complexity advantage overall.



Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Electrical
Divisions:College Of Engineering Sciences > Electrical Engineering Dept
Creators:Landolsi, M.A.
ID Code:1007
Deposited By:MOHAMMAD NURUZZAMAN
Deposited On:02 Jun 2008 11:46
Last Modified:12 Apr 2011 13:10

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