An Accurate Scheme for Channel Parameter Estimation in Mobile Propagations

Jingyu HUA  Limin MENG  Gang LI  Dongming WANG  Xiaohu YOU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E92-C   No.1   pp.116-120
Publication Date: 2009/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.E92.C.116
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Recent Progress in Electromagnetic Theory and its Application)
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Keyword: 
Doppler shift,  autocorrelation function,  adaptive process,  mobile propagations,  

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Summary: 
In this letter, we first investigate the bias of Doppler shift estimator based on autocorrelation function (ACF). Then we derive a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) independent condition for Doppler shift estimation and achieve this condition by a adaptive process. Moreover, we present theoretical analysis about the convergency of our adaptive Doppler shift estimator, and derive a close-form expression for its mean square error (MSE). We verify the proposed estimator by computer simulation, the results of which are in agreement with the analysis, i.e., the proposed method achieves a good SNR-independent performance in a wide range of velocities and SNRs.