### 2014

Djuric, Petar M; Bravo-Santos, Ángel M

Cooperative Mesh Networks with EGC Detectors Inproceedings

In: 2014 IEEE 8th Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), pp. 225–228, IEEE, A Coruña, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4799-1481-4.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: binary modulations, cooperative communications, cooperative mesh networks, decode and forward communication, decode and forward relays, Detectors, EGC detectors, Gaussian processes, Joints, Manganese, Mesh networks, multihop multibranch networks, Nakagami channels, Nakagami distribution, Nakagami distributions, relay networks (telecommunication), Signal to noise ratio, zero mean Gaussian

@inproceedings{Djuric2014,

title = {Cooperative Mesh Networks with EGC Detectors},

author = {Petar M Djuric and Ángel M Bravo-Santos},

url = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6882381},

isbn = {978-1-4799-1481-4},

year = {2014},

date = {2014-01-01},

booktitle = {2014 IEEE 8th Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM)},

pages = {225--228},

publisher = {IEEE},

address = {A Coruña},

abstract = {We address mesh networks with decode and forward relays that use binary modulations. For detection, the nodes employ equal gain combining, which is appealing because it is very easy to implement. We study the performance of these networks and compare it to that of multihop multi-branch networks. We also examine the performance of the networks when both the number of groups and total number of nodes are fixed but the topology of the network varies. We demonstrate the performance of these networks where the channels are modeled with Nakagami distributions and the noise is zero mean Gaussian},

keywords = {binary modulations, cooperative communications, cooperative mesh networks, decode and forward communication, decode and forward relays, Detectors, EGC detectors, Gaussian processes, Joints, Manganese, Mesh networks, multihop multibranch networks, Nakagami channels, Nakagami distribution, Nakagami distributions, relay networks (telecommunication), Signal to noise ratio, zero mean Gaussian},

pubstate = {published},

tppubtype = {inproceedings}

}

### 2012

Salamanca, Luis; Murillo-Fuentes, Juan Jose; Olmos, Pablo M; Perez-Cruz, Fernando

Tree-Structured Expectation Propagation for LDPC Decoding over the AWGN Channel Inproceedings

In: 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, pp. 1–6, IEEE, Santander, 2012, ISSN: 1551-2541.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: additive white Gaussian noise channel, Approximation algorithms, Approximation methods, approximation theory, AWGN channel, AWGN channels, belief propagation solution, Bit error rate, Decoding, error floor reduction, finite-length regime, Gain, Joints, LDPC decoding, low-density parity-check decoding, pairwise marginal constraint, parity check codes, TEP decoder, tree-like approximation, tree-structured expectation propagation, trees (mathematics)

@inproceedings{Salamanca2012,

title = {Tree-Structured Expectation Propagation for LDPC Decoding over the AWGN Channel},

author = {Luis Salamanca and Juan Jose Murillo-Fuentes and Pablo M Olmos and Fernando Perez-Cruz},

url = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/lpdocs/epic03/wrapper.htm?arnumber=6349716},

issn = {1551-2541},

year = {2012},

date = {2012-01-01},

booktitle = {2012 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing},

pages = {1--6},

publisher = {IEEE},

address = {Santander},

abstract = {In this paper, we propose the tree-structured expectation propagation (TEP) algorithm for low-density parity-check (LDPC) decoding over the additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) channel. By imposing a tree-like approximation over the graphical model of the code, this algorithm introduces pairwise marginal constraints over pairs of variables, which provide joint information of the variables related. Thanks to this, the proposed TEP decoder improves the performance of the standard belief propagation (BP) solution. An efficient way of constructing the tree-like structure is also described. The simulation results illustrate the TEP decoder gain in the finite-length regime, compared to the standard BP solution. For code lengths shorter than n = 512, the gain in the waterfall region achieves up to 0.25 dB. We also notice a remarkable reduction of the error floor.},

keywords = {additive white Gaussian noise channel, Approximation algorithms, Approximation methods, approximation theory, AWGN channel, AWGN channels, belief propagation solution, Bit error rate, Decoding, error floor reduction, finite-length regime, Gain, Joints, LDPC decoding, low-density parity-check decoding, pairwise marginal constraint, parity check codes, TEP decoder, tree-like approximation, tree-structured expectation propagation, trees (mathematics)},

pubstate = {published},

tppubtype = {inproceedings}

}

Campo, Adria Tauste; Vazquez-Vilar, Gonzalo; i Fabregas, Albert Guillen; Koch, Tobias; Martinez, Alfonso

Achieving Csiszár's Source-Channel Coding Exponent with Product Distributions Inproceedings

In: 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings, pp. 1548–1552, IEEE, Cambridge, MA, 2012, ISSN: 2157-8095.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: average probability of error, Channel Coding, code construction, codewords, Csiszár's source-channel coding, Decoding, Encoding, error probability, error statistics, Joints, Manganese, product distributions, random codes, random-coding upper bound, source coding, source messages, Upper bound

@inproceedings{Campo2012a,

title = {Achieving Csiszár's Source-Channel Coding Exponent with Product Distributions},

author = {Adria Tauste Campo and Gonzalo Vazquez-Vilar and Albert Guillen i Fabregas and Tobias Koch and Alfonso Martinez},

url = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/lpdocs/epic03/wrapper.htm?arnumber=6283524},

issn = {2157-8095},

year = {2012},

date = {2012-01-01},

booktitle = {2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings},

pages = {1548--1552},

publisher = {IEEE},

address = {Cambridge, MA},

abstract = {We derive a random-coding upper bound on the average probability of error of joint source-channel coding that recovers Csiszár's error exponent when used with product distributions over the channel inputs. Our proof technique for the error probability analysis employs a code construction for which source messages are assigned to subsets and codewords are generated with a distribution that depends on the subset.},

keywords = {average probability of error, Channel Coding, code construction, codewords, Csiszár's source-channel coding, Decoding, Encoding, error probability, error statistics, Joints, Manganese, product distributions, random codes, random-coding upper bound, source coding, source messages, Upper bound},

pubstate = {published},

tppubtype = {inproceedings}

}

### 2011

Plata-Chaves, Jorge; Lazaro, Marcelino; Artés-Rodríguez, Antonio

Optimal Neyman-Pearson Fusion in Two-Dimensional Densor Networks with Serial Architecture and Dependent Observations Inproceedings

In: Information Fusion (FUSION), 2011 Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on, pp. 1–6, Chicago, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0267-9.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Bayesian methods, binary distributed detection problem, decision theory, dependent observations, Joints, local decision rule, Measurement uncertainty, Network topology, Neyman-Pearson criterion, optimal Neyman-Pearson fusion, optimum distributed detection, Parallel architectures, Performance evaluation, Probability density function, sensor dependent observations, sensor fusion, serial architecture, serial network topology, two-dimensional sensor networks, Wireless Sensor Networks

@inproceedings{Plata-Chaves2011bb,

title = {Optimal Neyman-Pearson Fusion in Two-Dimensional Densor Networks with Serial Architecture and Dependent Observations},

author = {Jorge Plata-Chaves and Marcelino Lazaro and Antonio Artés-Rodríguez},

url = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=5977545&amp;searchWithin%3Dartes+rodriguez%26sortType%3Dasc_p_Sequence%26filter%3DAND%28p_IS_Number%3A5977431%29},

isbn = {978-1-4577-0267-9},

year = {2011},

date = {2011-01-01},

booktitle = {Information Fusion (FUSION), 2011 Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on},

pages = {1--6},

address = {Chicago},

abstract = {In this correspondence, we consider a sensor network with serial architecture. When solving a binary distributed detection problem where the sensor observations are dependent under each one of the two possible hypothesis, each fusion stage of the network applies a local decision rule. We assume that, based on the information available at each fusion stage, the decision rules provide a binary message regarding the presence or absence of an event of interest. Under this scenario and under a Neyman-Pearson formulation, we derive the optimal decision rules associated with each fusion stage. As it happens when the sensor observations are independent, we are able to show that, under the Neyman-Pearson criterion, the optimal fusion rules of a serial configuration with dependent observations also match optimal Neyman-Pearson tests.},

keywords = {Bayesian methods, binary distributed detection problem, decision theory, dependent observations, Joints, local decision rule, Measurement uncertainty, Network topology, Neyman-Pearson criterion, optimal Neyman-Pearson fusion, optimum distributed detection, Parallel architectures, Performance evaluation, Probability density function, sensor dependent observations, sensor fusion, serial architecture, serial network topology, two-dimensional sensor networks, Wireless Sensor Networks},

pubstate = {published},

tppubtype = {inproceedings}

}