Packet erasure channel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The packet erasure channel is a communication channel model where sequential packets are either received or lost (at a known location). This channel model is closely related to the binary erasure channel.

An erasure code can be used for forward error correction on such a channel.

See also[edit]


  • Philip A. Chou, Mihaela van der Schaar: Multimedia over IP and wireless networks, ISBN 0-12-088480-1