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Publications [#319373] of Henry Pfister

Papers Published

  1. Parag, P; Chamberland, JF; Pfister, HD; Narayanan, KR, On the queueing behavior of random codes over a gilbert-elliot erasure channel, Ieee International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings (August, 2010), pp. 1798-1802, IEEE, ISBN 9781424469604 [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/07/19)

    This paper considers the queueing performance of a system that transmits coded data over a time-varying erasure channel. In our model, the queue length and channel state together form a Markov chain that depends on the system parameters. This gives a framework that allows a rigorous analysis of the queue as a function of the code rate. Most prior work in this area either ignores block-length (e.g., fluid models) or assumes error-free communication using finite codes. This work enables one to determine when such assumptions provide good, or bad, approximations of true behavior. Moreover, it offers a new approach to optimize parameters and evaluate performance. This can be valuable for delay-sensitive systems that employ short block lengths. © 2010 IEEE.
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