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On improving 4x4 space-time codes

Oggier, Frédérique and Berhuy, Grégory (2006) On improving 4x4 space-time codes. In: 2006 Fortieth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers. Conference Record of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers. IEEE , New York, pp. 1284-1286. ISBN 978-1-4244-0784-2.

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In this work, we discuss the construction of 4 × 4 space-time codes for coherent MIMO channels. Recently, the so-called perfect space-time codes have been introduced. These are algebraic codes, which satisfy a plethora of properties, that makes them particularly efficient. They are available for 2,3,4 and 6 antennas, and the optimal perfect code for 2 antennas is known. In an attempt to find the optimal perfect code for 4 antennas, we found and present here a (non perfect) code construction that exhibits better performance than 4 × 4 known codes.

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Additional Information:© 2006 IEEE. Issue Date: Oct. 29 2006-Nov. 1 2006. Date of Current Version: 07 May 2007. This work was supported in part by the Nuffield Newly Appointed Lecturers Scheme 2006 NAL/32706 and by the Swiss National Science Foundation grant PBEL2-110209, by the NSF grant CCR-0133818, by Caltech’s Lee Center for Advanced Networking, by a grant from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation.
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Official Citation:Oggier, F.; Berhuy, G.; , "On Improving 4 x 4 Space-Time Codes," Signals, Systems and Computers, 2006. ACSSC '06. Fortieth Asilomar Conference on , vol., no., pp.1284-1286, Oct. 29 2006-Nov. 1 2006 doi: 10.1109/ACSSC.2006.354962 URL:
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