Viterbi algorithm


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Viterbi algorithm

[vi¦ter·bē ′al·gə‚rith·əm]
(communications)
A decoding procedure for convolutional codes that uses the maximum-likelihood method.
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Viterbi algorithm performs ML decoding by reducing its complexity.
All four international standards for third-generation digital cellular communications as well as most digital satellite communications systems use the Viterbi Algorithm.
He has received numerous awards for his substantial contributions to the communications industry, such as the Viterbi Algorithm, a decoding algorithm used in most digital communication systems.
Viterbi has enjoyed a long and extremely successful career, during which he has made significant contributions to the engineering world, most notably, the Viterbi Algorithm, which is used in most digital cellular phones and digital satellite receivers.
These errors can be corrected using coding techniques like convolutional codes decoded using the Viterbi algorithm, Reed Solomon codes, and turbo codes.
Viterbi's contributions to the communications industry are numerous, including development of the Viterbi Algorithm, the default interference suppression schema for digital cellular telephony and satellite communication systems.
These blocks include the Viterbi algorithm, Reed-Solomon, HDLC, ADPCM, and 8051.
After the data is received, the Viterbi algorithm is used to equalize and decode the data bits to correct errors.