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    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting publication information

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  • A new adaptive multimedia streaming system for all-IP multi-service networks

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 1 - 10
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    A significant challenge in all-IP multi-service networks is to balance the goal of providing high-quality services to the end-users with the desire to maximize the number of end-users that can be simultaneously served. This paper presents a solution to this challenge by using the Quality-Oriented Adaptation Scheme (QOAS) for delivering multimedia streams. This adaptive mechanism uses feedback from... View full abstract»

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  • A two-level patching scheme for video-on-demand delivery

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 11 - 15
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    Although patching has shown to be a simple and efficient technique for immediate media on-demand delivery, there is still much scope for further improvement compared with the lower bound of the server network-I/O bandwidth requirement. In this paper, a new technique of two-level patching scheme is proposed for the first time, in which patching channels are rearranged through merging and further pa... View full abstract»

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  • Optimal video placement scheme for batching VOD services

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 16 - 25
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    Advances in broadband technology are generating an increasing demand for video-on-demand (VOD) applications. In this paper, an optimal video placement scheme is proposed for a batching VOD system with multiple servers. Given a specified requirement of the blocking probability, an optimal batching interval is derived and the corresponding file placement is obtained by hybrid genetic algorithm. It i... View full abstract»

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  • A coding and Modulation scheme for HDTV services in DMB-T

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 26 - 31
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    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (304 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    In this paper a channel coding and modulation scheme for providing HDTV broadcasting services is presented, which adopts BICM structure as inner code in connection with 64QAM constellation and OFDM transmission. A new mapping method is designed to maximize the minimum Euclidean distance between signal points divided by feedback bits, thus an iterative algorithm between demodulator and decoder can ... View full abstract»

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  • An ATSC DTV receiver with improved robustness to multipath and distributed transmission environments

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 32 - 41
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    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (640 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    This paper presents the design and implementation of an 8-VSB DTV receiver for indoor and distributed transmission environments. The receiver is designed to handle severe multipath distortion from indoor and Single Frequency Network (SFN) transmission conditions. The architecture of the receiver is first introduced. The adaptive equalizer structure and design are then discussed in detail. A channe... View full abstract»

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  • DTV reception quality field tests for portable outdoor reception in a single frequency network

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 42 - 48
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    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (448 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    This paper presents a field measurement campaign developed to study the influence of the special features of a Single Frequency Network (SFN) reception in the C/N thresholds applicable to portable DTV reception. The measurements presented here were performed inside coverage areas of the nationwide SFN which broadcasts DTV (COFDM 8 K mode) services in Spain. The aim of this paper is to present some... View full abstract»

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  • Joint phase/amplitude estimation and symbol detection for wireless ICI self-cancellation coded OFDM systems

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 49 - 55
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    OFDM has been applied in the current wireless local-area networks and digital video broadcasting systems since it has the advantage over the conventional single-carrier modulation schemes when the frequency-selective fadings are present. Nevertheless, intercarrier-interference (ICI) due to Doppler frequency drift, phase offset, local oscillator frequency drift, and multipath fading will be a sever... View full abstract»

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  • Symbol synchronization technique in COFDM systems

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 56 - 62
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    In this paper we focus our research on the symbol timing synchronization technique in COFDM systems. A new method utilizing pilots to do coarse symbol timing is proposed. It overcomes the problem of fluctuation of the estimated symbol start position with cyclic prefix correlation method. The symbol timing error with the proposed method is within only ±10 samples. Different from previous alg... View full abstract»

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  • The phasor representation of the OFDM signal in the SFN networks

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 63 - 70
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    The multipath is a cause of frequency notches leading to signal fading. In order to get insight into this effect the connections between individual path parameters and frequency envelope of the OFDM signal are needed. To this aim the phasor representation of the OFDM signal is proposed. The phasor representation exposes the regularity related within different paths of the signal allowing for insig... View full abstract»

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  • Smart, active, and concealable antenna array for portable television reception

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 71 - 75
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    This paper describes an array which is concealable with a TV set or set-top box. The array is made of small active antennas which can provide space and polarization diversity by phase switching alone. The array can be manually or automatically controlled to maximize the signal-noise ratio of the desired channel and minimize the interference from undesired channels. The combination of automatically... View full abstract»

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  • Error performance analysis of STBC-OFDM systems with parameter imbalances

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 76 - 82
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    In this paper, the effect of an imperfect channel estimation and carrier frequency offset on the performance of a space-time block coded (STBC) OFDM system is investigated. For the performance evaluation, the average bit error rate (BER) expression is derived in the presence of the imperfect channel information including both the inherent estimation error and the imperfect windowing error derived ... View full abstract»

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  • Obtaining diversity gain for DTV by using MIMO structure in SFN

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 83 - 90
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    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (328 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    In Digital TV Broadcasting, the Scheme of Single Frequency Network (SFN) has nontrivial advantages. By forming a SFN, a broadcasting system is able to serve an arbitrary large area with the same program within the same frequency block. At the mean time, the SFN structure provides the receiver with a potential of yielding the space diversity gain, while the power in every single transmitter is not ... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Broadcast Technology Society presents the 54th anuual IEEE broadcast symposium

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 91
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  • IBC 2004

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 92
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  • The eighth IEEE international symposium on consumer electronics

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 93
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    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 94
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  • IEEE copyright form

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 95 - 96
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  • IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting information for authors

    Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): c3 - c4
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IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting covers the field of broadcast technology, including the production, distribution, transmission, and propagation aspects of broadcasting.

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