Reduced complexity algorithm for combined equalization and decoding for channels with multipath, ISI or partial response

Dan Raphaeli, Tal Kaitz

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Abstract

This paper presents a new suboptimal algorithm for combined equalization and decoding. This algorithm can provide much better performance with the same order of complexity than the Reduced States Sequence Estimator (RSSE). The algorithm, termed Estimated Future decision Feedback Algorithm (EFDFA), was originally proposed for the problem of noncoherent decoding with multiple-symbol overlapped observations and is now reformulated for the problem of ISI inflicted channels. The EFDFA uses the RSSE as a building block. The performance of the overall algorithm is much better than the RSSE part alone. The performance improvement is achieved by using estimated future symbols in the decision process. The future symbols are estimated by RSSE decoding time-reversed blocks of the input. An analysis of the performance of the EFDFA based on the performance of the RSSE is introduced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages83-87
Number of pages5
StatePublished - 1995
EventProceedings of the 1995 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference. Part 2 (of 3) - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 14 Nov 199516 Nov 1995

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1995 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference. Part 2 (of 3)
CitySingapore, Singapore
Period14/11/9516/11/95

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