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An Algebraic Family of Distributed Space-Time Codes for Wireless Relay Networks

Oggier, Frédérique and Hassibi, Babak (2006) An Algebraic Family of Distributed Space-Time Codes for Wireless Relay Networks. In: 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 538-541. ISBN 978-1-4244-0505-3.

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This paper studies the design of distributed spacetime codes for use in wireless relay networks. Earlier work suggested that a suitable family of codes can be obtained by using linear dispersion codes, provided the basis matrices were unitary. In this paper we construct an explicit algebraic family of such codes where full diversity is proved. The construction uses cyclotomic field theory and yields basis matrices that are indeed unitary. Simulation results show that the codes have better performance than codes designed earlier by ad hoc and random methods, and thus with less encoding complexity.

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Additional Information:© 2006 IEEE. Issue Date: 9-14 July 2006. Date of Current Version: 26 December 2006. This work was supported in part by the Swiss National Science Foundation grant PBEL2-110209 and by NSF grant CCR-0133818, by Caltech’s Lee Center for Advanced Networking and by a grant from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation.
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Official Citation:Oggier, F.; Hassibi, B.; , "An Algebraic Family of Distributed Space-Time Codes for Wireless Relay Networks," Information Theory, 2006 IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.538-541, 9-14 July 2006 doi: 10.1109/ISIT.2006.261774 URL:
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