Performance bounds for high rate linear codes over partial-response channels

T. M. Duman, E. M. Kurtas

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We develop union bounds for high-rate linear codes used for partial-response equalized channels with additive white Gaussian noise. The bounds assume uniform interleaving and are based on an approximation which is valid for high-rate linear codes. Furthermore, the derivation of the bounds assumes that maximum-likelihood decoding is employed. One particular application of the present setting is the computation of bounds for magnetic recording systems using turbo codes. The results can be considered as a generalization of the results of [1] which develops the union bound for the dicode channel; however, our approach is completely different. We present several examples of the bounds developed together with the simulation results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1201-1205
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Information Theory
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2001


  • Linear codes
  • Magnetic recording
  • Partial-response channels
  • Performance analysis
  • Turbo codes
  • Union bound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences


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