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For pt.I see ibid., vol.51, p.983-94 (2003). We investigate the coarse synchronization performance of blind adaptive linear self-synchronized receivers for asynchronous direct-sequence code-division multiple-access communications under finite data record adaptation. Based on transformation noise modeling techniques, three alternative methods are developed, leading to analytical expressions that approximate the probability of coarse synchronization error of matched-filter-type and minimum-variance distortionless-response-type receivers. The expressions are explicit functions of the data record size and the filter order and reveal the effect of short data-record sample matrix-inversion implementations on the coarse synchronization performance. Besides their theoretical value, the derived expressions provide simple, highly-accurate alternatives to computationally demanding performance evaluation through simulations. The effect of the data record size on the probability of coarse synchronization error is further quantified through the use of a receiver synchronization resolution metric. Numerical and simulation studies examine the accuracy of the theoretical developments and show that the derived expressions approximate closely the actual coarse synchronization performance.
Date of Publication: July 2003