Random Linear Network Coding (RLNC)-Based Symbol Representation

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Authors Janus Heide  , Shirley Shi  , Kerim Fouli  , Muriel Medard  , Vince Chook 
Last updated 2020-03-12 (latest revision 2019-09-09)
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This document describes a symbol representation for Random Linear Network Coding (RLNC) schemes used for reliable data transfer. Specifically, the following features are discussed and incorporated: both block RLNC and a sliding window RLNC, varying data frame sizes, and one or multiple symbols associated with a single symbol representation header.


Janus Heide (janus@steinwurf.com)
Shirley Shi (xshi@alum.mit.edu)
Kerim Fouli (fouli@codeontechnologies.com)
Muriel Medard (muriel.medard@codeontechnologies.com)
Vince Chook (vince.chook@inmarsat.com)

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