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Improving the Left Degree Distribution of Fountain Codes in the Finite-Length Regime
Fountain codes were introduced to provide higher reliability, lower complexities, and more scalability for networks such as the Internet. In this thesis, we study Luby- Transform (LT) codes which are the realization of ...
Trapping Sets in Fountain Codes over Noisy Channels
Fountain codes have demonstrated great results for the binary erasure channel and have already been incorporated into several international standards to recover lost packets at the application layer. These include multimedia ...
Rateless Coding for Single-Source Networks with Common Information
In this thesis, we consider the communication problem of a single source simultaneously transmitting to multiple receivers whose sets of requested messages overlap. For decades, one of the challenges in this broadcast ...