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Low-Density Parity-Check Codes

  • Marco BaldiEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

This chapter provides a brief overview of the basic concepts and definitions concerning Low-Density Parity-Check (LDPC) codes, which will be used in the remainder of the book. The notation concerning LDPC codes which will be used throughout the book is introduced. LDPC encoding and decoding algorithms and their complexity are also discussed.

Keywords

Linear block codes Parity-check matrix LDPC codes Tanner graph Belief propagation decoding Bit flipping decoding 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIIUniversità Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly

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