Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Suwon-si, KR) POSTECH Research and Business Development Foundation (Pohang-si, KR)
What is a Patent for Method for transceiving signals with polar codes, and devices to perform the method
The disclosure addresses at least some of the problems or disadvantages mentioned above and provides at least some of the advantages described below. A method to reduce errors in data transmission and receipt and improving communication performance is one part of the disclosure.
Another feature of this disclosure is to provide the method of transmitting an information message by with a code polar, and a device to perform the process.
Additional features are described in part in the description which follows and, in a part, will be apparent from the description or may be learned by practice of the presented embodiments.
A method of transmitting signals by means of a Polar Code described in accordance with an aspect of the disclosure. The method involves generating a first codeword by applying the polar code to an input signal and then dividing the codeword in a plurality of partial vectors, and allocating at least one shaping bit to the input signal when at least one of partial vectors does not meet a predetermined Hamming weight condition, generating a second codeword using the polar code to theshaping bit allocated input signal, and transmitting the signal in accordance with the second codeword.
The division of the initial codeword could include, if the at-least one shaping bit includes 2.sup.r shaping bits, dividing the first codeword consisting of N bits into 2.sup.r partial vectors with the length of
##EQU00001## The Hamming weight condition is defined so that, based on the target probability of a first codeword, the Hamming Weight of every plurality of partial vectors is more than or is less than
##EQU00002## which corresponds to one-half of the lengthClick here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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