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Coded Cooperation for Multiway Relaying in Wireless Sensor Networks
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Communication Theory. KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Centres, ACCESS Linnaeus Centre.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9307-484X
2015 (English)In: Sensors, ISSN 1424-8220, E-ISSN 1424-8220, Vol. 15, no 7, 15265-15284 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Wireless sensor networks have been considered as an enabling technology for constructing smart cities. One important feature of wireless sensor networks is that the sensor nodes collaborate in some manner for communications. In this manuscript, we focus on the model of multiway relaying with full data exchange where each user wants to transmit and receive data to and from all other users in the network. We derive the capacity region for this specific model and propose a coding strategy through coset encoding. To obtain good performance with practical codes, we choose spatially-coupled LDPC (SC-LDPC) codes for the coded cooperation. In particular, for the message broadcasting from the relay, we construct multi-edge-type (MET) SC-LDPC codes by repeatedly applying coset encoding. Due to the capacity-achieving property of the SC-LDPC codes, we prove that the capacity region can theoretically be achieved by the proposed MET SC-LDPC codes. Numerical results with finite node degrees are provided, which show that the achievable rates approach the boundary of the capacity region in both binary erasure channels and additive white Gaussian channels.

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2015. Vol. 15, no 7, 15265-15284 p.
Keyword [en]
wireless sensor networks, multiway relay channel, capacity region, coset encoding, multi-edge-type LDPC codes, spatially-coupled LDPC codes
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Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-175941DOI: 10.3390/s150715265ISI: 000361788200022PubMedID: 26131675ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84934765174OAI: diva2:866238
The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT), IB2015-5959

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Available from: 2015-11-02 Created: 2015-10-26 Last updated: 2016-02-17Bibliographically approved

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