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Column operations in LDPC generator matrix

I'm trying to produce a generator matrix from a starting low density parity check matrix. There are lots of references on the topic (including this Signal Processing Stack Overflow answer here). They ...
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Is there a way to see video after applying packet loss

I have encoded a video stream using JM using RTP. Then i have applied rtp_loss on it but after that i am unable to decode video. Like in this example a video with different packet loss percentages are ...
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How to compute bit level soft decisions from an M-ary symbol?

When working with a decoder such as LDPC that can take in soft-decision inputs (or channel posterior probabilities as I've seen them called as well), how are these soft-decision values calculated for ...
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Important differences between BCJR and SOVA algorithms?

BCJR algorithm needs noise variance for Gamma (branch metrices) calculation. So I am wondering does SOVA (soft output Viterbi algorithm) needs noise variance?
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QC-LDPC Decoder - Is it a codeword?

I'm designing a QC-LDPC decoder in VHDL. It uses a layered decoding method - only a single block row of parity equations is evaluated each iteration (the bit values are still updated every iteration). ...
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QPSK soft decoding

I'm trying to decode a Hamming Block Code transmitted using a QPSK modulation. For the moment I can sucessfully decode it using hard decision but in order to improve performance I'd like to use soft ...
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extended hamming code

for the (7,4) Hamming code, I know how to decode a codeword using the syndrome decoding method, by just using the 3 parity bits, and it is correctable if there is just 1 error. However, for the (8,4) ...
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Why is an interleaver often placed between an outer block code and an inner convolution code?

It seems that when doing FEC with a concatenated-code, an interleaver is often placed between the outer block code and the inner convolution code. The explanations I've seen say that this is because ...
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How to compute generator matrix from a parity check matrix?

I have a parity matrix ("H") that is not in canonical form (the identity matrix is not on the right side). I'm trying to programatically calculate the generator matrix ("G") from it. The Wikipedia ...