The fountain package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

Fountain codes are forward error correction codes for erasure channels. They are able to recover lost packets without needing a backchannel. As a rateless code, transmitters generate packets at random, on the fly. Receivers then listen to as many packets as needed to reconstruct the message.


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Versions0.0.0, 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.4, 0.0.5, 0.0.6, 0.1
Dependenciesbase (>=4.0 && <5.0), containers (>=0.3 && <0.5), random (==1.0.*)
LicenseBSD3
AuthorTom Hawkins <tomahawkins@gmail.com>
MaintainerTom Hawkins <tomahawkins@gmail.com> RubenAstudillo <ruben.astud@gmail.com>
Stabilityexperimental
CategoryCodec
Home pagehttp://tomahawkins.org
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/tomahawkins/fountain.git
UploadedSun Oct 7 23:51:07 UTC 2012 by RubenAstudillo
Downloads650 total (29 in last 30 days)
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