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Feedback Codes Achieving the Capacity of the Z-Channel

TitleFeedback Codes Achieving the Capacity of the Z-Channel
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsTallini, L. G., S. A. Al-Bassam, and B. Bose
JournalIEEE Transactions on Information Theory
Volume54
Issue3
Pagination1357 - 1362
Date Published03/2008
ISSN0018-9448
Keywordsasymmetric errors, balanced codes, channel capacity, constant weight codes, error correcting codes, error detecting codes, symmetric errors
Abstract

Given the 1 to 0 bit error probability, pisin[0, 1], the capacity of the Z-channel is given by Cz=log2(1+pp/(1-p)-p1/(1-p)). Some new error free feedback coding schemes that achieve the Z-channel capacity are presented.

DOI10.1109/TIT.2007.915919
Short TitleIEEE Trans. Inform. Theory