Hardware Implementation of Successive-Cancellation Decoders for Polar Codes

  title={Hardware Implementation of Successive-Cancellation Decoders for Polar Codes},
  author={Camille Leroux and Alexandre J. Raymond and Gabi Sarkis and Ido Tal and Alexander Vardy and Warren J. Gross},
  journal={Signal Processing Systems},
The recently-discovered polar codes are seen as a major breakthrough in coding theory; they provably achieve the theoretical capacity of discrete memoryless channels usin g the low complexity successive cancellation (SC) decoding algo rithm. Motivated by recent developments in polar coding theory, we propose a family of efficient hardware implementations for SC polar decoders. We show that such decoders can be implemente d with O(n) processing elements, O(n) memory elements, and can provide a… CONTINUE READING
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