Cost effective estimation and equalization of frequency selective channels for transmit diversity

Coskun, Adem and Kale, Izzet (2011) Cost effective estimation and equalization of frequency selective channels for transmit diversity. In: IEEE 7th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), 4-8 July 2011. IEEE, pp. 1429-1432. ISBN 9781424495399

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IWCMC.2011.5982748

Abstract

In this paper we propose a novel receiver for multiple input single output channels. Such approaches are preferred in boosting the diversity within the channel, to combat fading. Our receiver performs a space time block coding technique by making use of a blind algorithm, which is the constant modulus algorithm. Being a blind receiver, no training data streams are required to identify and to equalize the frequency selective communication channel. Different from the state-of-the-art techniques in the literature proposed for the channels with transmit diversity, the channel estimation and channel equalization are implemented all in one receiver without any need for an extra step to perform any one of these two. Furthermore, the receiver was designed by also considering a feedback filter in its equalizer for a better error rate performance. Step by step derivation of our novel receiver is shown in this paper alongside the simulation section, where the performance of our novel receiver is illustrated.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Mr Adem Coskun
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2012 13:57
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2013 12:27
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/10938

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