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Multicarrier Systems

  1. Content type: Research Article

    This paper introduces a novel joint channel and queuing-aware OFDMA scheduler for delay-sensitive traffic based on a hopfield neural network (HNN) scheme. It allows providing an optimum OFDMA performance by so...

    Authors: Nuria García, Jordi Pérez-Romero and Ramón Agustí

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2008 2008:817676

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    Wireless personal area networks (WPANs) have gained interest in the last few years, and several air interfaces have been proposed to cover WPAN applications. A multicarrier spread spectrum (MC-SS) air interfac...

    Authors: Dominique Noguet, Marc Laugeois, Xavier Popon, B. Balamuralidhar, Manuel Lobeira, Narasimha Sortur, Deepak Dasalukunte, Cedric Dehos and Zeta Bakirtzoglou

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:830273

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    We propose a concatenated trellis code (TC) and coordinate interleaved differential space-time block code (STBC) for OFDM. The coordinate interleaver, provides signal space diversity and improves the codeword ...

    Authors: Kenan Aksoy and Ümit Aygölü

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:734258

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    This paper investigates the impact of several equalization techniques for multicarrier code division multiple access systems on the performance at both lower and upper layers (i.e., physical and TCP layers)...

    Authors: Barbara M Masini, Giacomo Leonardi, Andrea Conti, Gianni Pasolini, Alessandro Bazzi, Davide Dardari and Oreste Andrisano

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:286351

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    Radio networks for future mobile communications systems, for example, 3GPP Long-Term Evolution (LTE), are likely to use an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing- (OFDM-) based air interface in the downlin...

    Authors: Markus Konrad and Wolfgang Gerstacker

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:549371

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    Amplification of generalized multicarrier (GMC) signals by high-power amplifiers (HPAs) before transmission can result in undesirable out-of-band spectral components, necessitating power backoff, and low HPA e...

    Authors: F. Danilo-Lemoine, D. Falconer, C.-T. Lam, M. Sabbaghian and K. Wesołowski

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:437801

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    We consider the uplink of a multicarrier code-division multiple-access (MC-CDMA) network and assume that the base station is endowed with a uniform linear array. Transmission takes place over a multipath chann...

    Authors: Antonio A. D'Amico, Michele Morelli and Luca Sanguinetti

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:851726

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    In wireless communications, multicarrier direct-sequence code-division multiple access (MC DS-CDMA) constitutes one of the highly flexible multiple access schemes. MC DS-CDMA employs a high number of degrees-o...

    Authors: Lie-Liang Yang and Li-Chun Wang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:541410

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    We investigate the use of a linear precoded orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (LP-OFDM) waveform for high-data-rate ultra-wideband (UWB) systems. This waveform applied for the first time to UWB applic...

    Authors: Antoine Stephan, Emeric Guéguen, Matthieu Crussière, Jean-Yves Baudais and Jean-François Hélard

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:317257

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    The combination of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) techniques has been widely considered as the most promising approach for building future wireless ...

    Authors: Yaning Zou, Mikko Valkama and Markku Renfors

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:391025

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    We propose a joint MAP channel estimation and data detection technique based on the expectation maximization (EM) method with paralel interference cancelation (PIC) for downlink multicarrier (MC) code division...

    Authors: Hakan Doğan, Erdal Panayırcı, Hakan A. Çırpan and Bernard H. Fleury

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:570624

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    Whenever a communication system operates in a time-frequency dispersive radio channel, the link adaptation provides a benefit in terms of any system performance metric by employing time, frequency, and, in cas...

    Authors: N. Y. Ermolova and B. Makarevitch

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:160307

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    We consider the Cramer-Rao bound (CRB) for data-aided channel estimation for OFDM with known symbol padding (KSP-OFDM). The pilot symbols used to estimate the channel are positioned not only in the guard inter...

    Authors: Heidi Steendam, Marc Moeneclaey and Herwig Bruneel

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:186809

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    The outage probability of reverse link multicarrier (MC) code-division multiple access (CDMA) systems with beamforming in the presence of carrier frequency offset (CFO) is studied. A conventional uniform linea...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Hu and Yu-Dong Yao

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:218740

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    The major drawback of orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) is its high peak-to-average power ratio (PAR), which gets even more substantial if a transmitter with multiple antennas is considered. To...

    Authors: Christian Siegl and Robert F. H. Fischer

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:325829

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    This paper proposes intersymbol interference (ISI) and interblock interference (IBI) cancellation schemes at the transmitter and the receiver for the single-carrier block transmission with insufficient cyclic ...

    Authors: Kazunori Hayashi and Hideaki Sakai

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:130747

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    Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is considered as one of the most promising techniques for next-generation wireless access systems. However, it may suffer from the so-called other-cell interfe...

    Authors: Jin-Woo Lee, June Moon and Yong-Hwan Lee

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:378097

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    We investigate the resource allocation problem for an OFDM cooperative network with a single source-destination pair and multiple relays. Assuming knowledge of the instantaneous channel gains for all links in ...

    Authors: Bo Gui and Leonard J. Cimini Jr.

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:476797

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    We present a methodology for OFDM link capacity and bit error rate calculation that jointly captures the aggregate effects of various real life receiver imperfections such as: carrier frequency offset, channel...

    Authors: Marco Krondorf and Gerhard Fettweis

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:145279

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    In multicarrier (MC) systems, transmitter redundancy, which is introduced by means of finite-impulse response (FIR) linear precoders, allows for perfect or zero-forcing (ZF) equalization of FIR channels (in th...

    Authors: Donatella Darsena, Giacinto Gelli and Francesco Verde

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:321450

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  21. Content type: Research Article

    The purpose of this paper is to show the potential of UMTS long-term evolution using OFDM modulation by adopting a combined perspective on feedback channel design and resource allocation for OFDMA multiuser do...

    Authors: Gerhard Wunder, Chan Zhou, Hajo-Erich Bakker and Stephen Kaminski

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:437921

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    We propose a flexible transmission scheme which easily allows to switch between cyclic-prefixed single-carrier (CP-SC) and cyclic-prefixed multicarrier (CP-MC) transmissions. This scheme takes advantage of the...

    Authors: Danilo Zanatta Filho, Luc Féty and Michel Terré

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:168032

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  23. Content type: Research Article

    We propose an alternative to the well-known multicarrier code-division multiple access (MC-CDMA) technique for downlink transmission by replacing the conventional cyclic-prefix orthogonal frequency division mu...

    Authors: Chrislin Lélé, Pierre Siohan, Rodolphe Legouable and Maurice Bellanger

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:748063

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