Space–Time Physical-Layer Network Coding

  title={Space–Time Physical-Layer Network Coding},
  author={Namyoon Lee and Robert W. Heath},
  journal={IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications},
  • N. Lee, R. Heath
  • Published 30 April 2014
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
A space-time physical-layer network coding (ST-PNC) method is presented for information exchange among multiple users over fully connected multiway relay networks. The method involves two steps: 1) side-information learning and 2) space-time relay transmission. In the first step, different sets of users are scheduled to send signals over networks, and the remaining users and relays overhear the transmitted signals, thereby learning the interference patterns. In the second step, multiple relays… 

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