Joint Power Control and Beamforming Codebook Design for MISO Channels under the Outage Criterion

This paper investigates the joint design of power control and beamforming codebooks for limited-feedback Multiple-Input Single-Output (MISO) wireless systems. The problem is formulated as the minimization of the outage probability subject to the transmit power constraint and cardinality constraints on the beamforming and power codebooks. The authors show that the two codebooks need to be designed jointly in this setup, and provide a numerical method for the joint optimization. For independent and identically distributed (i.i.d.) Rayleigh channel, they also propose a low-complexity approach of fixing a uniform beamforming codebook and optimizing the power codebook for that particular beamformer, and show that it performs very close to the optimum. Further, this paper investigates the optimal tradeoffs between beamforming and power codebook sizes.

Provided by: University of Toronto Topic: Mobility Date Added: Nov 2011 Format: PDF

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