Estimation of Non-WSSUS Channel for OFDM Systems in High Speed Railway Environment Using Compressive Sensing


Non Wide Sense Stationary Uncorrelated Scattering (Non-WSSUS) is one of characteristics for high-speed railway wireless channels. In this paper, estimation of Non-WSSUS Channel for OFDM Systems is considered by using Compressive Sensing (CS) method. Given sufficiently wide transmission bandwidth, wireless channels encountered here tend to exhibit a sparse multipath structure. Then a sparse Non-WSSUS channel estimation approach is proposed based on the delay-Doppler-spread function representation of the channel. This approach includes two steps. First, the delay-Doppler-spread function is estimated by the Compressive Sensing (CS) method utilizing the delay-Doppler basis. Then, the channel is tracked by a reduced order Kalman filter in the sparse delay-Doppler domain, and then estimated sequentially. Simulation results under LTE-R standard demonstrate that the proposed algorithm significantly improves the performance of channel estimation, comparing with the conventional Least Square (LS) and regular CS methods.

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Wang, C. , Fang, Y. and Sheng, Z. (2013) Estimation of Non-WSSUS Channel for OFDM Systems in High Speed Railway Environment Using Compressive Sensing. Communications and Network, 5, 661-665. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2118.

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