Joint Detection and Channel Estimation for Block Transmission Schemes

SC-FDE (Single-Carrier with Frequency-Domain Equalization) block transmission technique can have excellent performance in severely time-dispersive channels provided that accurate channel estimates are available at the receiver. In this paper, the authors consider joint detection and channel estimation for SC-FDE schemes where a coarse channel estimate is obtained with the help of a training sequence and they employ iterative receivers where for each iteration the data estimates are used to improve the channel estimates. However, since the frequency-domain data blocks can have large envelope fluctuations, a decision-directed channel estimation might have significant noise enhancement effects.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Topic: Mobility Date Added: Oct 2010 Format: PDF

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