Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1998

Abstract

This paper considers block-coded 8-phase-shift-keying (PSK) modulations for the unequal error protection (UEP) of information transmitted over Rayleigh-fading channels. Both conventional linear block codes and linear UEP (LUEP) codes are combined with a naturally labeled 8-PSK signal set, using the multilevel construction of Imai and Hirakawa (1977). Computer simulation results are presented showing that, over Rayleigh-fading channels, it is possible to improve the coding gain for the most significant bits with the use of binary LUEP codes as constituent codes, in comparison with using conventional binary linear codes alone.

Comments

Published in IEEE Transactions on Communications.January 1998: 46 (1).

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At the time of publication Robert H. Morelos-Zaragoza was not yet affiliated with San Jose State University.

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