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Smart Antennas in Mobile Communications: User Location

 

Code:    TIC2000-1025
Funder:    Spanish Government
Start date:    2000 December 1st
End date:    2003 December 1st
Keywords:    User Location, MIMO Systems, Channel Model for 3G
    
Partners:    UPNA
SPCOM Participants:    Margarita Cabrera Bean, Jose Antonio Castro Fernandez, Josemanuel Huerta Guillén, Rene Jativa, Meritxell Lamarca Orozco, Olga Muñoz Medina, Alba Pagès Zamora, Javier Rodríguez Fonollosa, Gregori Vázquez Grau and Josep Vidal Manzano
SPCOM Responsible:    Margarita Cabrera Bean

Summary

Algorithms for location services and spatial diversity based arquitectures (multiple output / multiple input), which allow efficient smart antenna utilisation in UMTS mobile and fixed terminals. Institutional requirements about user location are also analysed.

Journal publications

[1] J. Vidal, Margarita Cabrera-Bean, A. Agustin de Dios and M. A. Lagunas, "Enhanced MDIR Receiver for Space-Time Dispersive Channels", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 2, January 2003.

Conference publications

[1] Javier Villares and G. Vázquez, "Self-Noise Free Second-Order Carrier Phase Synchronization of MSK-Type Signals", IEEE International Conference on Communications, June 2004.

[2] A. Agustin de Dios, O. Muñoz Medina and J. Vidal, "A Game Theoretic Approach for cooperative MIMO systems with cellular reuse of the relay slot", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, May 2004.

[3] O. Muñoz Medina, A. Agustin de Dios and J. Vidal, "Cellular capacity gains of cooperative MIMO transmission in the Downlink", IEEE International Zurich Seminar on Broadband Communications, February 2004.

[4] A. Agustin de Dios, A. Pagès Zamora and J. Vidal, "LDC with a defined structure", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, October 2003.

[5] J. Vidal, A. Agustin de Dios and A. Pagès Zamora, "Coordinated MIMO transmission for multi-user interference nulling", IST Summit on Mobile and Wireless Communications, June 2003.

[6] F. Rey Micolau, M. Lamarca and G. Vázquez, "A Robust Transmitter design for MIMO Multicarrier Systems with imperfect Channel Estimates", IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications, June 2003.

[7] F. Rey Micolau, M. Lamarca and G. Vázquez, "Transmit Filter Optimization based on Partial CSI Knowledge for Wireless Applications", IEEE International Conference on Communications, May 2003.

[8] A. Agustin de Dios, J. Vidal and A. Pagès Zamora, "Coordinated MIMO transmission for multi-user interference nulling with simple receiver constraint", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, April 2003.

[9] F. Rey Micolau, M. Lamarca and G. Vázquez, "A generalized exponential BER bound for power allocation with imperfect channel estimates", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, April 2003.

[10] Javier Villares and G. Vázquez, "Covariance Matrix Based Parameter Estimation for Digital Synchronization", IEEE Global Communications Conference, November 2002.