Conference Paper

Channel Prediction Using Lumpable Finite-State Markov Channels in OFDMA Systems

DOI: 10.1109/VETECS.2006.1683108 Conference: Vehicular Technology Conference, 2006. VTC 2006-Spring. IEEE 63rd, Volume: 4
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ABSTRACT In this paper, Rayleigh fading channel with an OFDMA system is modeled as a finite-state Markov channel (FSMC) by partitioning the received signal envelope into several intervals. With the aid of sub-band formation and property of lumpability, the size of feedback information can be reduced. This approach involves reducing an exponentially increased states of Markov channel to multiple lumpable Markov channels. The corresponding state transition probabilities and steady-state probabilities are used to predict channel states information in multiple symbol durations ahead. Some simulation examples are presented to illustrate the capability of the lumpable FSMC in channel prediction

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