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Can negligible cooperation increase network reliability?

Noorzad, Parham and Effros, Michelle and Langberg, Michael (2016) Can negligible cooperation increase network reliability? In: 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1784-1788. ISBN 978-1-5090-1807-9. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160824-091111532

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Abstract

In network cooperation strategies, nodes work together with the aim of increasing transmission rates or reliability. This paper demonstrates that enabling cooperation between the transmitters of a two-user multiple access channel via a cooperation facilitator that has access to both messages, always results in a network whose maximal- and average-error sum-capacities are the same—even when the information shared with the encoders is negligible. Thus, for a multiple access channel whose maximal- and average-error sum-capacities differ, the maximal-error sum-capacity is not continuous with respect to the output edge capacities of the facilitator. This shows that for some networks, sharing even a negligible number of bits per channel use with the encoders can yield a non-negligible benefit.


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Noorzad, Parham0000-0002-0201-3791
Langberg, Michael0000-0002-7470-0718
Additional Information:© 2016 IEEE. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers 15727524, 1526771, and 1321129.
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Official Citation:P. Noorzad, M. Effros and M. Langberg, "Can negligible cooperation increase network reliability?," 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Barcelona, Spain, 2016, pp. 1784-1788. doi: 10.1109/ISIT.2016.7541606 URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7541606&isnumber=7541040
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