Analytical Evaluation of Space-Time M-QAM Signaling and Time-Delay Estimation in Multipath Terrestrial Communications


This paper presents novel information-theoretic PHY layer performance improvement for combating the system fading effects in wireless terrestrial communication applications. Robust space-time system strategies in cooperation with the high performance unpunctured serially concatenated codes have been jointly employed. The wireless terrestrial system also uses M-ary quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) signaling to develop a well-established system modeling for multiple-input single-output (MISO) and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) analysis. This research also undertakes the analytical evaluation of time delay estimation in the presence of additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) in multipath areas. The objective of this investigation is to develop mathematically-oriented estimations intended for a suitable employment in terrestrial communications. This model considers the problem of overlapping the terrestrial signals arrival-times estimation from a noisy received waveform in order to develop a system model for terrestrial TDE.

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Rahimian, A. (2013) Analytical Evaluation of Space-Time M-QAM Signaling and Time-Delay Estimation in Multipath Terrestrial Communications. Journal of Computer and Communications, 1, 13-21. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2013.14003.

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