Simulated Annealing Decoder for Linear Block Codes

@article{Niharmine2018SimulatedAD,
  title={Simulated Annealing Decoder for Linear Block Codes},
  author={Lahcen Niharmine and Hicham Bouzkraoui and Ahmed Azouaoui and Youssef Hadi},
  journal={J. Comput. Sci.},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={1174-1189}
}
In this study, we introduce a novel soft decoder, the first of its kind, for linear block codes, based on Simulated Annealing algorithm (SA). The main enhancement in our contribution which let our decoder over performs with large gain (about 3 dB at 7?10-4) the classical SA approach, is to take the most reliable information set of the received codeword as a start solution and also according to this reliability generate neighbor’s solutions. Besides, our algorithm performance is enhanced by… 

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