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Exploiting the implicit error correcting ability of networks that use random network coding / by Suné von Solms

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dc.contributor.author Von Solms, Suné
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-24T12:56:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-24T12:56:28Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/3991
dc.description Thesis (M.Ing. (Computer Engineering))--North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2010.
dc.description.abstract In this dissertation, we developed a method that uses the redundant information implicitly generated inside a random network coding network to apply error correction to the transmitted message. The obtained results show that the developed implicit error correcting method can reduce the effect of errors in a random network coding network without the addition of redundant information at the source node. This method presents numerous advantages compared to the documented concatenated error correction methods. We found that various error correction schemes can be implemented without adding redundancy at the source nodes. The decoding ability of this method is dependent on the network characteristics. We found that large networks with a high level of interconnectivity yield more redundant information allowing more advanced error correction schemes to be implemented. Network coding networks are prone to error propagation. We present the results of the effect of link error probability on our scheme and show that our scheme outperforms concatenated error correction schemes for low link error probability.
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher North-West University
dc.subject Error correction en
dc.subject Network coding en
dc.subject Network error correction en
dc.subject Random network coding en
dc.subject Redundancy en
dc.title Exploiting the implicit error correcting ability of networks that use random network coding / by Suné von Solms en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.thesistype Masters


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