A systolic Viterbi decoder for convolutional codes is developed. This decoder uses the trace-back method to reduce the amount of data needed to be stored in registers. It is shown that this new algorithm requires a smaller chip size and achieves a faster decoding time than other existing methods.
The Telecommunications and Data Acquisition Report
- Pub Date:
- February 1990
- Data Reduction;
- Very Large Scale Integration;
- Chips (Electronics);
- Communications and Radar