Conference Paper

Incremental redundancy (IR) schemes for W-CDMA HS-DSCH

Adv. Radio Technol., Motorola, Arlington Heights, IL, USA
DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2002.1045193 Conference: Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2002. The 13th IEEE International Symposium on, Volume: 3
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ABSTRACT The paper compares two hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) schemes using incremental redundancy (IR) which have been proposed for the UMTS (W-CDMA) high speed downlink shared channel (HS-DSCH). Their relative throughput performance is reported for various channel conditions. It is shown that the two-stage rate-matching scheme has marginally worse performance compared to the alternative block interleaving scheme for certain coding rates and under some channel conditions.

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