Mohammed El-Hajjar

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—Near-capacity performance may be achieved with the aid of iterative decoding, where extrinsic soft information is exchanged between the constituent decoders in order to improve the attainable system performance. Extrinsic Information Transfer (EXIT) charts constitute a powerful semi-analytical tool used for analysing and designing iteratively decoded(More)
A novel Differentially encoded Space-Time Spreading (DSTS) scheme using two transmit antennas and Sphere Packing (SP) is proposed, which we refer to as the DSTS-SP arrangement. The advocated SP-aided system outperforms DSTS dispensing with SP and requires no channel knowledge. We also demonstrate that the performance of DSTS-SP systems can be further(More)
— Layered video coding creates multiple layers of unequal importance, which enables us to progressively refine the reconstructed video quality. When the base layer (BL) is corrupted or lost during transmission, the enhancement layers (ELs) must be dropped, regardless whether they are perfectly decoded or not, which implies that the transmission power(More)