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# IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

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• ### Table of contents

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):C1 - C4
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology publication information

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C2
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• ### Editorial

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 442
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• ### Novel Approximations to the Statistics of Products of Independent Random Variables and Their Applications in Wireless Communications

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):443 - 454
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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A novel analytical framework for evaluating the statistics of the product of independent random variables is proposed. Compared with other methods, which use either infinite series or special functions, the new method provides simple and efficient closed-form approximations, in terms of elementary functions, such as powers and exponentials. Numerical results, which are used to check the accuracy o... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling Decentralized Wireless Relay Networks: Information Azimuth Spectrum and Relay Network Tomography

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):455 - 465
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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A novel representation for a two-hop decentralized wireless relay network (DWRN) is proposed, where the relays operate in a completely distributive fashion. The modeling paradigm applies an analogous approach to the description method for double-directional multipath propagation channels and takes into account finite system spatial resolution and extended relay listening/transmitting time. Specifi... View full abstract»

• ### Effect of Hydropneumatic Components Nonlinearities on the CRONE Suspension

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):466 - 474
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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This paper presents a fractional system composed of a sprung mass and a suspension device with fractional impedance (fractance for short). More precisely, this fractance is a fractional integrator. Practical realizations of this fractional integrator based on hydropneumatic RC cells are presented in a limited frequency band. The main objective of this paper is to analyze the influence of the hydro... View full abstract»

• ### Electrical Motor Drivelines in Commercial All-Electric Vehicles: A Review

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):475 - 484
Cited by:  Papers (134)
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This paper presents a critical review of the drivelines in all-electric vehicles (EVs). The motor topologies that are the best candidates to be used in EVs are presented. The advantages and disadvantages of each electric motor type are discussed from a system perspective. A survey of the electric motors used in commercial EVs is presented. The survey shows that car manufacturers are very conservat... View full abstract»

• ### Optimal Control of a Mechanical Hybrid Powertrain

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):485 - 497
Cited by:  Papers (28)
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This paper presents the design of an optimal energy management strategy (EMS) for a low-cost mechanical hybrid powertrain. It uses mechanical components only-a flywheel, clutches, gears, and a continuously variable transmission-for its hybrid functionalities of brake energy recuperation, reduction of inefficient part-load operation of the engine, and engine shutoff during vehicle standstill. This ... View full abstract»

• ### Two-Stage Energy Management Control of Fuel Cell Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Considering Fuel Cell Longevity

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):498 - 508
Cited by:  Papers (37)
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As the dependence on fossil fuel increases in the transportation sector, more attention has been paid to the energy management control of proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). In this paper, the energy management control problem for a series plug-in PEMFC/Li-ion battery hybrid midsize sedan is formulated and investigated using a two-stage controller (... View full abstract»

• ### Efficient OFDM Symbol Timing Estimator Using Power Difference Measurements

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):509 - 520
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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This paper presents an efficient blind symbol timing estimation scheme for orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) systems with constant modulus constellation. The proposed technique is designed to estimate symbol timing offsets by minimizing the power difference between subcarriers with similar indices over two consecutive OFDM symbols based on the assumption that the channel slowly cha... View full abstract»

• ### Efficient Scheduling Algorithms for Multiantenna CDMA Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):521 - 532
Cited by:  Papers (14)
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In multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) multiuser systems, simultaneously serving multiple users achieves high data rates. However, high-performance transmit beamforming requires an adequately designed user-selection scheme. Optimal scheduling can be only obtained through a high computationally complex exhaustive search, and hence, low-complexity heuristic algorithms are required. In addition, em... View full abstract»

• ### Link Selection Schemes for Selection Relaying Systems With Transmit Beamforming: New and Efficient Proposals From a Distributed Concept

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):533 - 552
Cited by:  Papers (14)
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New and efficient link selection schemes for selection relaying systems with transmit beamforming are proposed. More specifically, assuming variable-gain and fixed-gain relaying, two distributed link selection schemes that invoke a distributed decision mechanism and rely on the success/fail signaling feedback between terminals are presented. Our analysis considers a multiantenna base station (BS) ... View full abstract»

• ### Capacity Analysis and Pilot-Data Power Allocation for MIMO-OFDM With Transmitter and Receiver IQ Imbalances and Residual Carrier Frequency Offset

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):553 - 565
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We analyze the ergodic capacity and capacity bound of a multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) system suffering from frequency-selective in-phase and quadrature-phase (IQ) imbalances along with residual carrier frequency offset (CFO). In the literature, capacity analysis of systems with IQ imbalance has been done only for the single antenna case and... View full abstract»

• ### Multihop Wireless Relaying Systems in the Presence of Cochannel Interferences: Performance Analysis and Design Optimization

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):566 - 573
Cited by:  Papers (63)
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A study of the effect of cochannel interference on the performance of multihop wireless networks with amplify-and-forward (AF) relaying is presented. Considering that transmissions are performed over Rayleigh fading channels, first, the exact end-to-end signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) of the communication system is formulated and upper bounded. Then, the cumulative distribution func... View full abstract»

• ### Influence of the Channel Intertap Correlation on the V2X PHY-Layer Performance

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):574 - 583
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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This paper focuses on the effect of intertap correlation on the orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplexing-based physical (PHY) layer of the vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) communication system. Theoretical analysis and simulation results based on typical V2X channel models show that intertap correlation may slightly improve the performance of the system. View full abstract»

• ### A Reduced Feedback Precoder for MIMO-OFDM Cooperative Diversity Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):584 - 596
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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A new precoder that reduces the feedback overhead in an orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)-based relay network is proposed. A joint singular value decomposition (SVD) and QR decomposition is employed on the source-destination link and the source-relay-destination link. Using the proposed precoder, only one precoding matrix needs to be fed back, independent of the total number of sub... View full abstract»

• ### Bit Allocation and Statistical Precoding for Correlated MIMO Channels With Limited Feedback

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):597 - 606
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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In this paper, we jointly consider statistical precoding and feedback of bit allocation (BA) for multiple-input-multiple-ouput (MIMO) systems over correlated channels. The proposed system will be termed a BA system. We assume that the statistics of the channel is known to the transmitter and a reverse link of very low rate is available so that the receiver can send back the quantized BA. Based on ... View full abstract»

• ### Low-Complexity Likelihood Information Generation for Spatial-Multiplexing MIMO Signal Detection

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):607 - 617
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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Signal detection algorithms providing likelihood information for coded spatial-multiplexing multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication systems pose a critical design challenge due to their prohibitively high computational complexity. In this paper, we present a low-complexity soft-output detection algorithm by adopting four implementation-friendly algorithm-level improvements to ... View full abstract»

• ### Outage Analysis of Cooperative CDMA Systems in Nakagami- $m$ Fading Channels

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):618 - 623
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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The performance of uplink cooperative code-division multiple-access (CDMA) systems using adaptive decode-and-forward (DF) relaying is investigated over Nakagami-m fading channels. A closed-form expression for the outage probability for a multirelay system with relay selection is derived. Our method is based on the moment-generating function (MGF) for the total signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) at... View full abstract»

• ### A Null-Subcarrier-Aided Reference Symbol Mapping Scheme for 3GPP LTE Downlink in High-Mobility Scenarios

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):624 - 638
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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In this paper, a new reference symbol (RS) mapping scheme for the Third-Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) long-term evolution (LTE) and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) downlink is proposed to improve channel estimation performance in high-mobility communication scenarios. The proposed scheme employs null subcarriers to guard RSs, which helps mitigate the effect of intercarrier interference (ICI) on subca... View full abstract»

• ### Approximate MIMO Iterative Processing With Adjustable Complexity Requirements

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):639 - 650
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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Targeting only the best achievable bit error rate (BER) performance in iterative receivers operating over multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) channels may result in a significant waste of resources, particularly when the achievable BER is considerably better than the target performance [e.g., under good channel conditions and at high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)]. In contrast to the typical itera... View full abstract»

• ### Near the Cramér–Rao Bound Precoding Algorithms for OFDM Blind Channel Estimation

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):651 - 661
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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The authors present a blind channel estimation of cyclic prefix (CP) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) systems with nonredundant precoding based on second-order statistics. The study analyzes first the mean square error for the estimation of the covariance matrix of the received symbols. We prove that, for high and medium signal-to-noise ratios (SNRs), the estimation error in the d... View full abstract»

• ### Blind Recursive Subspace-Based Identification of Time-Varying Wideband MIMO Channels

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):662 - 674
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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We present a blind recursive algorithm for tracking rapidly time-varying wireless channels in precoded multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) systems. Subspace-based tracking is normally considered for slowly time-varying channels only. Due to the frequency correlation of the wireless channels, the proposed scheme can collect data not only from the ... View full abstract»

• ### An Online Adaptive Cooperation Scheme for Spectrum Sensing Based on a Second-Order Statistical Method

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):675 - 686
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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Spectrum sensing is one of the most important features of cognitive radio (CR) systems. Although spectrum sensing can be performed by a single CR, it is shown in the literature that cooperative techniques, including multiple CRs/sensors, improve the performance and reliability of spectrum sensing. Existing cooperation techniques usually assume a static communication scenario between the unknown so... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling Prioritized Broadcasting in Multichannel Vehicular Networks

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):687 - 701
Cited by:  Papers (67)
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Effective data broadcasting is essential in vehicular networks not only for road-safety message dissemination but also to aid routing and cooperative driving applications through periodic beaconing and to spread network initialization advertisements that are mandatory to support infotainment applications. Broadcast data are neither acknowledged nor retransmitted in case of failure, which raises th... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology covers land, airborne, and maritime mobile services, vehicular electrotechnology, equipment, and systems identified with the automotive industry.

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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Nei Kato, Professor
Graduate School of Information Sciences (GSIS)
Tohoku University
Aramaki-Aoba 6-3-09, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8579, JAPAN
Email: kato@it.is.tohoku.ac.jp