Adaptive Cooperative Transmission with Spatial Phase Coding for Interference Mitigation in the Wireless Cellular Communication

Sang-Young KIM  Yong-Jun KIM  Hyoung-Kyu SONG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E100-A   No.1   pp.317-321
Publication Date: 2017/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E100.A.317
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Communication Theory and Signals
Keyword: 
CoMP,  SPC,  cooperative transmission,  cell edge,  

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Summary: 
This letter proposes a cooperative communication scheme with pre-coding in order to improve a performance in a wireless communication system. In a conventional scheme, a performance of the system is degraded due to the signal attenuation by the path loss and inter-cell interference (ICI). The proposed scheme uses two relays in order to obtain a diversity gain. Additionally, the proposed scheme uses a constructive spatial phase coding (SPC) using the phase relation of the channels in order to obtain an improved diversity gain. Therefore, the proposed scheme can prevent the performance degradation caused by the path loss. When a mobile is located in the cell edge, the signal suffers from the ICI by the other signals transmitted from a neighboring base station. In the proposed scheme, the other signals broadcast from neighboring base station are destructively superimposed by using the destructive SPC scheme. And then the power of the destructively superimposed signal is reduced. Therefore, the proposed scheme can reduce the ICI effect in the cell edge. Also, the destructively superimposed signal does not cause the performance degradation of other mobiles in the neighboring cell. The simulation results show that the bit error performance of the proposed scheme is better than the conventional scheme.