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Convolutional Codes for Network-Error Correction

Prasad, K and Rajan, Sundar B (2009) Convolutional Codes for Network-Error Correction. In: IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 08), NOV 30-DEC 04, 2008, Honolulu, HI.

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In this work, we introduce convolutional codes for network-error correction in the context of coherent network coding. We give a construction of convolutional codes that correct a given set of error patterns, as long as consecutive errors are separated by a certain interval. We also give some bounds on the field size and the number of errors that can get corrected in a certain interval. Compared to previous network error correction schemes, using convolutional codes is seen to have advantages in field size and decoding technique. Some examples are discussed which illustrate the several possible situations that arise in this context.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 09:57
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:15
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/31981

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