[rfc-dist] RFC 5170 on Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) Staircase and Triangle Forward Error Correction (FEC) Schemes
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Title: Low Density Parity Check (LDPC)
Staircase and Triangle Forward Error Correction
Author: V. Roca, C. Neumann, D. Furodet
Status: Standards Track
Date: June 2008
Mailbox: vincent.roca at inria.fr,
christoph.neumann at thomson.net,
david.furodet at st.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-rmt-bb-fec-ldpc-08.txt
This document describes two Fully-Specified Forward Error Correction
(FEC) Schemes, Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) Staircase and LDPC
Triangle, and their application to the reliable delivery of data
objects on the packet erasure channel (i.e., a communication path
where packets are either received without any corruption or discarded
during transmission). These systematic FEC codes belong to the well-
known class of "Low Density Parity Check" codes, and are large block
FEC codes in the sense of RFC 3453. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Reliable Multicast Transport Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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