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dc.contributor.authorLexa, Michael
Johnson, Don
dc.creatorLexa, Michael
Johnson, Don 2007-10-31T00:51:33Z 2007-10-31T00:51:33Z 2003-04-20 2003-04-20
dc.identifier.citation M. Lexa and D. Johnson, "A new look at the informational gain of soft decisions," 2003.
dc.description Conference Paper
dc.description.abstract This paper develops a new systematic method of studying the benefits of 2-bit soft decisions by applying the concepts of information processing theory. We quantify performance in terms of the information transfer ratio and demonstrate the performance gain over hard decision detectors in several noise environments. In addition, we show that likelihood ratio tests maximize the information transfer ratio, and we propose a method of optimizing threshold values for the 2-bit soft decision detector.
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subjectsoft decisions
digital communication
information processing
dc.subject.otherInformation Processing
dc.title A new look at the informational gain of soft decisions
dc.type Conference paper 2002-11-04
dc.citation.bibtexName inproceedings 2003-01-14
dc.contributor.orgDigital Signal Processing (
dc.subject.keywordsoft decisions
digital communication
information processing
dc.citation.conferenceName IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
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