Low Complexity Detection for UTRA-TDD Receivers

Luca FANUCCI
Riccardo GRASSO

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E87-A    No.3    pp.666-673
Publication Date: 2004/03/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Applications and Implementations of Digital Signal Processing)
Category: Communication Theory and Systems
Keyword: 
UTRA-TDD,  TD-CDMA,  MMSE,  FFT,  

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Summary: 
In this paper we present the successful application of Prime Factor Algorithm FFT (Fast Fourier Transform) and pruning techniques to achieve low complexity UTRA-TDD detection. This approach has been applied to the Minimum Mean Square Error-Block Linear Equalizer (MMSE-BLE) receiver and to an MMSE equalizer specially designed for the downlink after their proper reformulation in the frequency domain. A complexity reduction of nearly 50% with respect to the classical 2n length FFT solutions has been demonstrated, without any performance loss. A more parallelizable VLSI architecture can be derived thanks to the modularity of the introduced FFT algorithms. Performances comparison has been carried out to confirm the validity of the proposed methods.