Title

Hybrid ARQ schemes for point-to-multipoint communications over nonstationary broadcast channels

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

9-1993

Abstract

Hybrid automatic-repeat-request (ARQ) error control schemes make use of both error detection and error correction in order to achieve high throughput and low undetected error probabilities on two way channels. Two hybrid ARQ schemes, termed hybrid go-back-N (HGB- N) and hybrid selective-repeat (HSR), are proposed for point-to-multipoint communications over broadcast channels. Both schemes incorporate a concatenated code for error correction and error detection. The performance study of the hybrid schemes is based on a two-state Markov model of a burst noise channel. An analytic solution is derived for the throughput efficiency of the HSR scheme, while approximations and computer simulation are used to evaluate the throughput efficiency of the HGB-N scheme. It is shown that the schemes perform considerably better than the corresponding pure ARQ schemes in which a block code is used for error detection only, especially in environments with a large number of receivers and large channel roundtrip delays, such as satellite broadcast links

Discipline

Information Security

Research Areas

Information Security and Trust

Publication

IEEE Transactions on Communications

Volume

41

Issue

9

First Page

1379

Last Page

1387

ISSN

0090-6778

Identifier

10.1109/26.237857

Publisher

IEEE

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/26.237857