Simple LDPC-Staircase Forward Error Correction (FEC) Scheme for FECFRAME
draft-roca-fecframe-ldpc-01

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Abstract

This document describes a fully-specified simple FEC scheme for LDPC- staircase codes that can be used to protect media streams along the lines defined by the FECFRAME framework. These codes have many interesting properties: they are systematic codes, they perform close to ideal codes in many use-cases and they also feature very high encoding and decoding throughputs. LDPC-Staircase codes are therefore a good solution to protect a single high bitrate source flow, or to protect globally several mid-rate flows within a single FECFRAME instance. They are also a good solution whenever the processing load of a software encoder or decoder must be kept to a minimum.

Authors

Vincent Roca (vincent.roca@inria.fr)
Mathieu Cunche (mathieu.cunche@nicta.com.au)
Jerome Lacan (jerome.lacan@isae.fr)

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