Optimal M-BCJR Turbo Decoding: The Z-MAP Algorithm
Bouazza, Boubakar S.
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In this paper, we propose a novel idea for improvement performances of the leader M-BCJR algorithm functioning in low complexity. The basic idea consists to localize error instant possibility, and then increase the complexity around this moment. We also propose an easy and important idea for early localisation of erroneous moments. We call this new algorithm Z-MAP. The simulations show that the improvement of performances is significant. The performances of Z-MAP turbo decoding are so close to full MAP-BCJR performances. Furthermore, the complexity is the same that of the M-BCJR. So, Z-MAP is an optimal version of M-BCJR algorithm.