Chapter 4. Turbo Codes

  1. André Neubauer1,
  2. Jürgen Freudenberger2 and
  3. Volker Kühn3

Published Online: 2 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470519837.ch4

Coding Theory: Algorithms, Architectures, and Applications

Coding Theory: Algorithms, Architectures, and Applications

How to Cite

Neubauer, A., Freudenberger, J. and Kühn, V. (2007) Turbo Codes, in Coding Theory: Algorithms, Architectures, and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470519837.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Münster University of Applied Sciences, Germany

  2. 2

    HTWG Konstanz, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

  3. 3

    University of Rostock, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028612

Online ISBN: 9780470519837

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Keywords:

  • Turbo codes - error-correcting codes;
  • LDPC codes and Tanner graph;
  • code concatenation;
  • Bahl, Cocke, Jelinek, Raviv (BCJR) algorithm;
  • symbol-by-symbol soft-in/soft-out (SISO);
  • EXIT chart method;
  • woven convolutional codes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • LDPC Codes

  • A First Encounter with Code Concatenation

  • Concatenated Convolutional Codes

  • EXIT Charts

  • Weight Distribution

  • Woven Convolutional Codes

  • Summary