Robust Multimodulus Blind Equalization Algorithm with an Optimal Step Size

Liu YANG  Hang ZHANG  Yang CAI  Hua YANG  Qiao SU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E102-A   No.3   pp.576-580
Publication Date: 2019/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E102.A.576
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Digital Signal Processing
Keyword: 
blind equalization,  inter-symbol interference (ISI),  multimodulus (MM),  optimal step-size (OS),  

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Summary: 
A class of multimodulus algorithms (MMA(p)) optimized by an optimal step-size (OS) for blind equalization are firstly investigated in this letter. The multimodulus (MM) criterion is essentially a split cost function that separately implements the real and imaginary part of the signal, hence the phase can be recovered jointly with equalization. More importantly, the step-size leading to the minimum of the MM criterion along the search direction can be obtained algebraically among the roots of a higher-order polynomial at each iteration, thus a robust optimal step-size multimodulus algorithm (OS-MMA(p)) is developed. Experimental results demonstrate improved performance of the proposed algorithm in mitigating the inter-symbol interference (ISI) compared with the OS constant modulus algorithm (OS-CMA). Besides, the computational complexity can be reduced by the proposed OS-MMA(2) algorithm.