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Reduced Rank Algorithms for Wireless Space-Time Channels

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Title: Reduced Rank Algorithms for Wireless Space-Time Channels
Author: Ndili, Obianuju
Type: Elec 599 Project Report
Keywords: channel estimation; algorithm; space-time; wireless
Citation: O. Ndili, "Reduced Rank Algorithms for Wireless Space-Time Channels," ELEC 599 Project Report, 2000.
Abstract: The estimation of channel coefficients constitutes a major function of the receiver. It is also an important step in the signal detection process at the receiver, in a wireless communication system. To describe the space-time channel from multiple transmitters to a single receiver, many parameters are required. This means that in order to perform channel estimation and signal detection, the order P say, of the required filter will be very large. Since the channel is time varying thus the filter adaptive, a large P implies a slow response to changing channel conditions. This is one motivation for reduced-rank adaptive filtering. In this project, several aspects of space-time channel parameter estimation, and signal detection, are examined. Three methods have been studied. A maximum likelihood channel estimation method and two different subspace-based, reduced-rank methods - the "cross-spectral" method and the "residual correlations" method.
Date Published: 2000-05-20

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