TR2016-124

Optimal Layered Scheduling for Hardware-Efficient Windowed Decoding of LDPC Convolutional Codes


    •  Koike-Akino, T., Draper, S.C., Wang, Y., Sugihara, K., Matsumoto, W., Millar, D.S., Parsons, K., Arlunno, V., Kojima, K., "Optimal Layered Scheduling for Hardware-Efficient Windowed Decoding of LDPC Convolutional Codes", European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), September 2016.
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      • @inproceedings{Koike-Akino2016sep,
      • author = {Koike-Akino, Toshiaki and Draper, Stark C. and Wang, Ye and Sugihara, Kenya and Matsumoto, Wataru and Millar, David S. and Parsons, Kieran and Arlunno, Valeria and Kojima, Keisuke},
      • title = {Optimal Layered Scheduling for Hardware-Efficient Windowed Decoding of LDPC Convolutional Codes},
      • booktitle = {European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)},
      • year = 2016,
      • month = sep,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2016-124}
      • }
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    Communications, Signal Processing


We propose an optimal design method for layered scheduling in low-power windowed decoding of LDPC convolutional codes. Our optimal scheduling achieves up to a 70% complexity reduction and a 1 dB gain over conventional scheduling for limited decoding iterations.