Emerging Wireless Multimedia : Services and Technologies

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  • Copyright: 2005-08-19
  • Publisher: WILEY
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This comprehensive resource will have instant appeal to students in electrical and computer engineering or IT disciplines. It is also essential reading for engineering managers, engineers in wireless systems and multimedia, and wireless multimedia researchers.

Author Biography

Apostolis K. Salkintzis, Motorola Inc., Greece
  • Received his Diploma in 1991 and his Ph.D. degree in 1997, both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece
  • Worked as a research Engineer at the Democritus University, studying mobile data networks and working on research projects dealing with the design and implementation of wireless data networks and protocols.
  • Was a Sessional Lecturer at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Canada, in 1999.
  • Has been with Motorola Inc., since Sept. 1999, working on the design and standardization of modern telecommunication networks, focusing in particular on GPRS, UMTS and WLANs.
  • Is a member of the IEEE and a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.

Nikos Passas, University of Athens, Greece

  • Received his Diploma (honours) from the Department of Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, and his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece.
  • Has been with the Communication Networks Laboratory of the University of Athens, working as a sessional lecturer and research associate since 1995.

Table of Contents

1 MIMO Wireless Channel Modeling and Experimental Characterization (M. A. Jensen and J. W. Wallace).
1.1 Introduction.
1.2 MIMO Channel Measurement.
1.3 MIMO Channel Models.
1.4 The Impact of Antennas on MIMO Performance.
2 Multidimensional Harmonic Retrieval with Applications in MIMO Wireless
Channel Sounding (X. Liu, N. D. Sidiropoulos, and T. Jiang).
2.1 Introduction.
2.2 Harmonic Retrieval Data Model.
2.3 Identifiability of Multidimensional Harmonic Retrieval.
2.4 Multidimensional Harmonic Retrieval Algorithms.
2.5 Numerical Examples.
2.5.1 2-Dharmonic retrieval (simulated data).
2.5.2 3-Dharmonic retrieval (simulated data).
2.6 Multidimensional Harmonic Retrieval for MIMO Channel Estimation.
2.7 Concluding Remarks.
2.8 Acknowledgments.
3 Certain Computations Involving Complex Gaussian Matrices with Applications
to the Performance Analysis of MIMO Systems (M. Kang, L. Yang, and M.-S. Alouini).
3.1 Introduction.
3.2 Performance Measures of Multiple Antenna Systems.
3.3 Some Mathematical Preliminaries.
3.4 General Calculations With MIMO Applications.
3.5 Summary.
4 Recent Advances in Orthogonal Space-Time Block Coding (M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, A. B. Gershman, and S. Shahbazpanahi).
4.1 Introduction.
4.2 Notations and Acronyms.
4.3 Mathematical Preliminaries.
4.4 MIMO System Model and OSTBC Background.
4.5 Constellation Space Invariance and Equivalent Array-Processing-Type MIMO Model.
4.6 Coherent ML Decoding.
4.7 Exact Symbol Error Probability Analysis of Coherent ML Decoder.
4.8 Optimality Properties of OSTBCs.
4.9 Blind Decoding of OSTBCs.
4.10 Multi-Access MIMO Receivers for OSTBCs.
4.11 Conclusions.
5 Trace-Orthogonal Full Diversity Cyclotomic Space-Time Codes (J.-K. Zhang, J. Liu, and K. M. Wong).
5.1 Introduction.
5.2 Channel Model With Linear Dispersion Codes.
5.3 Good Structures for LD Codes: Trace-Orthogonality.
5.4 Trace-Orthogonal LD Codes.
5.5 Construction of Trace Orthogonal LD Codes.
5.6 Design of Full Diversity LD Codes.
5.7 Design of Full Diversity Linear Space-Time Block Codes for N <M.
5.8 Design Examples and Simulations.
5.9 Conclusion.
6 Linear and Dirty-Paper Techniques for the Multi-User MIMO Downlink (C. B. Peel, Q. H. Spencer, A. L. Swindlehurst, M. Haardt, and B. M. Hochwald).
6.1 Introduction.
6.2 Background and Notation.
6.3 Single Antenna Receivers.
6.4 Multiple Antenna Receivers.
6.5 Open Problems.
6.6 Summary.
7 Antenna Subset Selection in MIMO Communication Systems (A. Gorokhov, D. A. Gore, and A. J. Paulraj).
7.1 Introduction.
7.2 SIMO/MISO Selection.
7.3 MIMO Selection.
7.4 Diversity and Multiplexing With MIMO Antenna Selection.
7.5 Receive Antenna Selection Algorithms.
7.6 Antenna Selection in MIMO Wireless LAN Systems.
7.7 Summary.
8 Convex Optimization Theory Applied to Joint Transmitter-Receiver Design in
MIMO Channels (D. P´erez Palomar, A. Pascual-Iserte, J. M. Cioffi, and M. Angel Lagunas).
8.1 Introduction.
8.2 Convex Optimization Theory.
8.3 System Model and Preliminaries.
8.4 Beamforming Design for MIMO Channels: A Convex Optimization Approach.
8.5 An Application to Robust Transmitter Design in MIMO Channels.
8.6 Summary.
9 MIMO Communications with Partial Channel State Information (S. Zhou and G. B. Giannakis).
9.1 Partial CSI Models.
9.2 Capacity-Optimal Designs .
9.3 Error Performance Oriented Designs.
9.4 Adaptive Modulation with Partial CSI.
9.5 Conclusions.

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