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Performance analysis of turbo codes in quasi-static fading channels

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Performance analysis of turbo codes in quasi-static fading channels. / Rodrigues, M. R. D.; Chatzigeorgiou, I.; Wassell, I. J.; Carrasco, R.

In: IET Communications, Vol. 2, No. 3, 03.2008, p. 449-461.

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Rodrigues, MRD, Chatzigeorgiou, I, Wassell, IJ & Carrasco, R 2008, 'Performance analysis of turbo codes in quasi-static fading channels', IET Communications, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 449-461. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-com:20060586

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Rodrigues, M. R. D., Chatzigeorgiou, I., Wassell, I. J., & Carrasco, R. (2008). Performance analysis of turbo codes in quasi-static fading channels. IET Communications, 2(3), 449-461. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-com:20060586

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Rodrigues MRD, Chatzigeorgiou I, Wassell IJ, Carrasco R. Performance analysis of turbo codes in quasi-static fading channels. IET Communications. 2008 Mar;2(3):449-461. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-com:20060586

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Rodrigues, M. R. D. ; Chatzigeorgiou, I. ; Wassell, I. J. ; Carrasco, R. / Performance analysis of turbo codes in quasi-static fading channels. In: IET Communications. 2008 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 449-461.

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