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# An Iterative Decoding Technique for Cooperative STBC-OFDM Systems with Multiple Carrier Frequency Offsets

DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2007.4394476 Conference: Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2007. PIMRC 2007. IEEE 18th International Symposium on

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**ABSTRACT:**This paper addresses the problem of data detection in cooperative space-time block coded (STBC) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) systems in the presence of multiple carrier frequency offsets (CFO). An enhanced iterative maximum-likelihood detector (EIMLD) is proposed. This method consists of first removing inter-carrier interference (ICI), and then performing iterative symbol detection and inter-symbol interference reduction. Simulation results show that EIMLD significantly outperforms existing iterative methods. Comparisons with the zero-forcing and minimum-mean square error detectors, which require complex matrix inversion, are also carried out.IEEE Signal Processing Letters 08/2009; · 1.67 Impact Factor - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**We propose a cancellation algorithm based on Alamouti coded OFDM to mitigate ICI due to Frequency Offset (FO) between distributed antennas in the frequency selective fading channel. In the cancellation algorithm, the interference signal is estimated by using the initial detection symbol and then the estimated interference signal is subtracted from the received signal. As the accuracy of initial symbol increases, ICI cancellation becomes more significant. Therefore, the accuracy of the initial detection symbols is very important in the cancellation algorithm. The proposed scheme improves the accuracy of the initial detection symbol by employing an ICI self-cancellation scheme. The proposed cancellation scheme with only one iteration achieves better performance compared to the conventional cancellation schemes with many times iterations based on the conventional Alamouti coded OFDM.The Journal of Korea Information and Communications Society. 01/2013; 38A(12). - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**In this paper, we propose a multiple CFOs(Carrier Frequency Offset) estimation and mitigation algorithm for the destination node in a cooperative OFDM(Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex) system. In a cooperative OFDM system, every relay node has a separate local oscillator, so that each relay-to-destination link has individual CFO parameter, so that the traditional estimation and mitigation algorithms are no longer applicable. In the proposed algorithm, based on the specially designed training sequences, the destination node can decouple the signal from different relay nodes by correlation and simplify the MD(Multi-Dimensional) nonlinear problem to an ID linear problem. Then, an mitigation matrix can be constructed, and the ICI(Inter-Carrier-Interference) caused by multiple CFOs can be perfectly compensated based on the over sampled OFDM symbol vectors. Theoretical analysis and simulation results prove that the proposed algorithm is effective in estimating the multiple CFOs and mitigating the performance degradation.Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, 2008. WiCOM '08. 4th International Conference on; 11/2008

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