Simple Detection Ordering in Successive Interference Cancellation for OFDM Systems in Doubly Selective Channels

Dongmin LIM  Jinhwan KOH  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E91-B   No.8   pp.2744-2747
Publication Date: 2008/08/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e91-b.8.2744
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
Keyword: 
detection ordering,  successive interference cancellation,  OFDM,  doubly selective channel,  

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Summary: 
In this letter, we propose a simple detection ordering which can be applied to successive interference cancellation in low-complexity equalization of OFDM in doubly selective channels. Since the detection ordering can be determined solely on the basis of pilot symbol arrangement, the proposed scheme can lead to a significant performance improvement without additional complexity on the premise that pilot symbols are employed primarily for channel estimation.