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Le 29/11/2019 [ComNum/GTO] Improving Hard-decision FEC Decoding via Soft-aided Algorithms

Auteur(s) & Affilliation(s) du séminaire :

Alex Alvarado

Présentation du séminaire :

in 3C14 at 10:30am

Abstract: We discuss soft-aided algorithms to improve the performance of hard-decision FEC decoding. Special attention is paid to the soft-aided bit-marking (SABM) algorithm we recently introduced. Results and analysis for both staircase and product codes is presented.

Bio:  Alex Alvarado received received his M.Sc. degree from Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile, in 2005 and the PhD degree from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2011. Dr. Alvarado is Associate Professor in the Signal Processing Systems group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands. Previously, he held postdoctoral positions at University College London and at the University of Cambridge, in the United Kingdom. Dr. Alvarado's research has received multiple awards, including Best Paper Awards at the 2018 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and at the 2019 OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, and Best Poster Awards at the 2009 IEEE Information Theory Workshop and at the 2013 IEEE Communication Theory Workshop. He is also recipient of the 2015 IEEE Transactions on Communications Exemplary Reviewer Award, and the 2015 Journal of Lightwave Technology Best Paper Award. Dr. Alvarado is a senior member of the IEEE and served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications. Since 2018, he serves in the OFC subcommittee Digital and Electronic Subsystems. He also served in the ECOC 2019 subcommittee Theory of Optical Communications. His general research interests are in the areas of digital communications, coding, and information theory.



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