Improved information rates for bit-interleaved coded modulation

A. Martinez, L. Peng, A. Alvarado, A. Guillen I Fabregas

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This paper shows that bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) over the Gaussian channel can achieve information rates larger than the so-called BICM capacity. For some labelings the improvement with respect to the BICM capacity is significant, especially at low and medium signal-to-noise ratios (SNR). Specifically, natural binary labeling is found to be both first- and second-order optimal at low SNR.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) 2015
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4673-7704-1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015
Event2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 14 Jun 201519 Jun 2015


Conference2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015
Abbreviated title ISIT 2015
Country/TerritoryHong Kong
CityHong Kong

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