Joint energy and rate allocation for successive interference cancellation in the finite blocklength regime
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This work addresses the optimization of the network spectral efficiency (SE) under successive interference cancellation (SIC) at a given blocklength n. We adopt a proof-of-concept satellite scenario where network users can vary their transmission power and select their transmission rate from a set of encoders, for which decoding is characterized by a known packet error rate (PER) function. In the large-system limit, we apply variational calculus (VC) to obtain the user-energy distribution, the assigned per-user rate and the SIC decoding order maximizing the network SE under a sum-power constraint at the SIC input. We analyze two encoder sets: (i) an infinite set of encoders achieving information-theoretic finite blocklength PER results over a continuum of code rates, where the large-n second order expansion of the maximal channel coding rate is used; (ii) a feasible finite set of encoders. Simulations quantify the performance gap between the two schemes.
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CitationF. Molina [et al.]. Joint energy and rate allocation for successive interference cancellation in the finite blocklength regime. A: IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing. "2018 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing: GlobalSIP 2018: proceedings, November 26–29, 2018, Anaheim, California, USA". Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018, p. 1-5.
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