Rank codes over Gaussian integers and space time block codes

Asif, Hafiz and Gabidulin, E. M. and Honary, Bahram (2012) Rank codes over Gaussian integers and space time block codes. In: Mathematics of Distances and Applications (MDA). ITHEA, BGR, p. 11. ISBN 978-954-16-2019-9

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Maximum rank distance (MRD) codes have been used for the construction of space time block code (STBC) using a matrix method. Like orthogonal STBC’s in most popular cases, MRDSTBC’s can also achieve full diversity. Though an OSTBC is known to yield the best BER performance, a unique case is described where MRDSTBC performs better than Alamouti code (OSTBC). Moreover, the viability of Gabidulin’s decoding algorithm has been established by decoding complex symbols generated from MRD-STBC’s. Under this decoding scheme, MRDSTBC’s have been shown to be preferred candidate for higher antenna configuration as the decoding complexity of Gabidulin’s algorithm is far less than that of maximum likelihood (ML) decoding algorithm.

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