Student:  Alexandra Filip Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Henkel Time frame: Fall 2011         Description: We propose a linear programming approach to optimize the variable node degree distribution for a Low-Density Parity-Check code that will provide UEP inside a modulation symbol. Based on a rate maximization criterion, the optimization of the degree distribution

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Student:  Guftaar Ahmad Sardar Sidhu Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Henkel, Khaled Shawky Hassan Time frame: Spring 2008         Description: In this work, we consider the downlink transmission of a multiuser system. Both the Single Input Single Output (SISO) and Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna systems between the base station (BS) and the

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Student:  Neele von Deetzen (diploma student of the University of Bremen and now PhD student at Jacobs University) Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Henkel, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl Dirk Kammeyer Time frame: August 31, 2004, February 28, 2005         Description: In this work, we discussed possible solutions for achieving unequal error protection based on

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