Geometrically-shaped 64-point constellations via achievable information rates

B. Chen, Chigo Okonkwo, Domaniç Lavery, A. Alvarado

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Achievable information rates (AIRs) are discussed as a performance metric to design optimized geometrically-shaped constellations. Mutual information and generalized mutual information are used to maximize the AIRs of 64-point constellations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2018)
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781538666043
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 2018
Event20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, (ICTON 2018) - Bucharest, Romania
Duration: 1 Jul 20185 Jul 2018
Conference number: 20


Conference20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, (ICTON 2018)
Abbreviated titleICTON2018
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  • Achievable information rates
  • coded modulation
  • generalized mutual information
  • geometric shaping
  • information theory
  • mutual information

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