Spatially-Coupled Graphical Models and the Threshold Saturation Phenomenon

This page surveys some of the literature on convolutional codes, spatially coupled codes, and more generally, the phenomenon of threshold saturation.

If you are aware of related papers which are not listed please send an email to ruediger [dot] urbanke [at] epfl [dot] ch.

* Big Bang and Early Analysis

* Density Evolution Analysis

* Variations on Construction

* Generalized Coupled LDPC Codes

* Turbo-like Coupled Codes

* Error Floor Analysis

* Minimum Distance and Free Distance

* Low Complexity Decoding

* Scaling

* Universality

* Statistical Physics Models

* Other Models in Communications and Applications

* Hardware Implementations

* Tutorials and Overview

* Theses

The page was set up by Michael Lentmaier, David Mitchel, and Ruediger Urbanke. We would like to thank Lorenzo Keller and Damir Laurenzi for generously sharing with us their technical expertise and for setting up the underlying database.

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