Cyclostationarity based blind block timing estimation for alamouti coded mimo signals

Gül, Serhat, Öner, Mengüç and Çırpan, Hakan Ali (2017) Cyclostationarity based blind block timing estimation for alamouti coded mimo signals. IEEE Communications Letters, 21 (6). pp. 1341-1344. ISSN 1089-7798

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Abstract

Blind parameter estimation algorithms provide a powerful tool for application scenarios where the use of training or pilot sequences is not desirable, e.g., in order to improve the bandwidth efficiency of the transmission, or in non-cooperative scenarios where such sequences are not available to the receiver. This letter proposes a blind block timing estimation algorithm for Alamouti space-time block coded signals exploiting the second order joint cyclostationary characteristics of the received signal vector, which is induced by the space time block coding operation performed by the transmitter. The proposed algorithm outperforms the existing algorithms by a wide margin.

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Keywords: MIMO communication;estimation theory;parameter estimation;radio receivers;radio transmitters;space-time block codes;vectors;Alamouti coded MIMO signal;Alamouti space-time block coded signal;blind parameter estimation algorithm;cyclostationarity based blind block timing estimation algorithm;received signal vector;receiver;second order joint cyclostationary characteristics;transmitter;Block codes;Channel estimation;Estimation;MIMO;Receiving antennas;Timing;Alamouti space-time block code;MIMO;blind parameter estimation;timing synchronization
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Research Centres and Groups: Sensor Technology Research Centre
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication Including telegraphy, telephone, radio, radar, television > TK5103.2 Wireless communication systems
Depositing User: Mustafa Menguc Oner
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2017 14:28
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2017 14:28
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/69165
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