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An improved signature waveform approach exploiting pulse shaping information in synchronous CDMA systems

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3 Author(s)
Torlak, M. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA ; Guanghan Xu ; Hui Liu

Synchronous-CDMA (S-CDMA) techniques are protected against co-channel interference by employing orthogonal codes. In an actual mobile radio environment, however, multipath may cause the orthogonality of S-CDMA signals to suffer from the increased cross correlation. In this scenario, multiuser detection is imperative to recover the orthogonality of the code. Liu and Xu [1996] have proposed a blind-estimation scheme that provides closed-form estimates of the signature waveforms by exploiting the structure information of the data output. The approach is deterministic in the sense that noise or signal statistics are not required for the estimation. However, the estimation utilizes only users' code information. In this paper, we present a modified method that uses the known information of the pulse shaping filter as well as code information to improve the signature waveform estimates. We then extend this approach to overloaded systems by employing smart antennas

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Communications, 1996. ICC '96, Conference Record, Converging Technologies for Tomorrow's Applications. 1996 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

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23-27 Jun 1996