On the Implementation of a Probabilistic Equalizer for Low-Cost Impulse Radio UWB in High Data Rate

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This paper treats the digital design of a probabilistic energy equalizer for impulse radio (IR) UWB receiver in high data rate (100Mbps). The aim of this study is to bypass certain complex mathematical function as a chi-squared distribution and reduce the computational complexity of the equalizer for a low cost hardware implementation. As in Sub-MAP algorithm, the max* operation is investigated for complexity reduction and tested by computer simulation with fixed point data types under 802.15.3a channel models. The obtained re-sults prove that the complexity reduction involves a very slight algorithm deterioration and still meet the low-cost constraint of the implementation.

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S. MEKKI, J. DANGER and B. MISCOPEIN, "On the Implementation of a Probabilistic Equalizer for Low-Cost Impulse Radio UWB in High Data Rate," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2009, pp. 245-256. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2009.14031.

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