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Rate-splitting for the deterministic broadcast channel

Coleman, Todd P. and Effros, Michelle and Martinian, Emin and Médard, Muriel (2005) Rate-splitting for the deterministic broadcast channel. In: International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2005), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 4-9 September 2005. IEEE , pp. 2189-2192. ISBN 0-7803-9151-9.

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We show that the deterministic broadcast channel, where a single source transmits to M receivers across a deterministic mechanism, may be reduced, via a rate-splitting transformation, to another (2M−1)-receiver deterministic broadcast channel problem where a successive encoding approach suffices. Analogous to rate-splitting for the multiple access channel and source-splitting for the Slepian-Wolf problem, all achievable rates (including non-vertices) apply. This amounts to significant complexity reduction at the encoder.

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