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A Note on the Wide-Band Gaussian Broadcast Channel

McEliece, Robert J. and Swanson, Laif (1987) A Note on the Wide-Band Gaussian Broadcast Channel. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 35 (4). pp. 452-453. ISSN 0090-6778.

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Recently, Posner noted that on a wide-band Gaussian broadcast channel, ordinary time-shared coding performs almost as well as more sophisticated broadcast coding strategies. In this note, we shall give a quantitative version of Posner's result and argue that for certain realistic broadcast channels time sharing may suffice.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1987 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Paper approved by the Editor for Coding Theory and Applications of the IEEE Communications Society. Manuscript received April 6, 1986; revised August 18, 1986. This work was carried out by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and was supported in part by a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The work of R.J. McEliece was supported in part by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research under Grant AFOSR-83-0296.
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