Prevoting Cancellation-Based Detection for Underdetermined MIMO Systems
© Lin Bai et al. 2010
Received: 29 April 2010
Accepted: 26 September 2010
Published: 29 September 2010
Various detection methods including the maximum likelihood (ML) detection have been studied for multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems. While it is usually assumed that the number of independent data symbols, , to be transmitted by multiple antennas simultaneously is smaller than or equal to that of the receive antennas, , in most cases, there could be cases where , which results in underdetermined MIMO systems. In this paper, we employ the prevoting cancellation based detection for underdetermined MIMO systems and show that the proposed detectors can exploit a full receive diversity. Furthermore, the prevoting vector selection criteria for the proposed detectors are taken into account to improve performance further. We also show that our proposed scheme has a lower computational complexity compared to existing approaches, in particular when slow fading MIMO channels are considered.
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