# IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):C1 - C4
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology publication information

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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• ### Geometry-Based Vehicle-to-Vehicle Channel Modeling for Large-Scale Simulation

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4146 - 4164
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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Due to the dynamic nature of vehicular traffic and the road surroundings, vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) propagation characteristics vary greatly on both small and large scale. Recent measurements have shown that both large static objects (e.g., buildings and foliage) and mobile objects (surrounding vehicles) have a profound impact on V2V communication. At the same time, system-level vehicular ad hoc ne... View full abstract»

• ### Measurement and Analytical Study of the Correlation Properties of Subchannel Fading for Noncontiguous Carrier Aggregation

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4165 - 4177
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The new multichannel/multicarrier technologies can potentially support much higher data rates in mobile multiple-access environments, such as carrier aggregation (CA) defined in the fourth-generation Long-Term Evolution Advanced enhancement. The correlation properties of noncontiguous subchannels are critical for the performance of CA, including cell coverage, frequency diversity, and channel stat... View full abstract»

• ### A Control Strategy for Electric Traction Systems Using a PM-Motor Fed by a Bidirectional $Z$-Source Inverter

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4178 - 4191
Cited by:  Papers (21)
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This paper deals with a control method that adapts the dc bus voltage of electric traction systems using permanent-magnet synchronous machine (PMSM) fed by bidirectional Z-source inverter (ZSI) or other improved topologies. This control allows reducing both the overestimation of the dc bus voltage and losses in the inverter. The sliding-mode control (SMC) method is used to control the Z-source con... View full abstract»

• ### Topology and Flywheel Size Optimization for Mechanical Hybrid Powertrains

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4192 - 4205
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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Mechanical hybrid powertrains have the potential to improve the fuel economy of passenger vehicles at a relatively low cost, by adding a flywheel and only mechanical transmission components to a conventional powertrain. This paper presents a systematic approach to optimizing the topology and flywheel size, which are the key design parameters of a mechanical hybrid powertrain. The topology is optim... View full abstract»

• ### Communication Information Structures and Contents for Enhanced Safety of Highway Vehicle Platoons

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4206 - 4220
Cited by:  Papers (17)
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Highway platooning of vehicles has been identified as a promising framework in developing intelligent transportation systems. By autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicle control and intervehicle coordination, an appropriately managed platoon can potentially offer enhanced safety, improved highway utility, increased fuel economy, and reduced emissions. This paper is focused on quantitative characteriz... View full abstract»

• ### Real-Time Estimation of Center of Gravity Position for Lightweight Vehicles Using Combined AKF–EKF Method

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4221 - 4231
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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In this paper, a real-time center of gravity (CG) position estimator, which is based on a combined adaptive Kalman filter-extended Kalman filter (AKF-EKF) approach, for lightweight vehicles (LWVs) is proposed. Accurate knowledge of the CG longitudinal location and the CG height in the vehicle frame is helpful to the control of vehicle motions, particularly for LWVs, whose CG positions can be subst... View full abstract»

• ### Single-Switch Single-Transformer Cell Voltage Equalizer Based on Forward–Flyback Resonant Inverter and Voltage Multiplier for Series-Connected Energy Storage Cells

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4232 - 4247
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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Cell voltage equalization is inevitable to ensure years of safe operation of series-connected energy storage cells, such as lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors (SCs). Although various kinds of cell voltage equalizers have been proposed, most equalizer topologies require multiple switches and/or a multiwinding transformer, resulting in complex circuitry and poor modularity. In this paper, a s... View full abstract»

• ### WiVCoRA: Wigner–Ville Cognitive Radio Access for Secondary Nodes

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4248 - 4264
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Cognitive radio (CR) is currently one of the most promising solutions for designing spectrum-efficient wireless communication systems. In this paper, we present a greedy cognitive access policy that handles spectrum sensing with the tools of image processing. By means of the Wigner-Ville transform (WVT), we are able to analyze the time and frequency features of the received interference, and repre... View full abstract»

• ### Adaptive Nonlinear Equalizer Using a Mixture of Gaussian-Based Online Density Estimator

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4265 - 4276
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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This paper introduces a new adaptive nonlinear equalizer relying on a radial basis function (RBF) model, which is designed based on the minimum bit error rate (MBER) criterion, in the system setting of the intersymbol interference channel plus cochannel interference (CCI). Our proposed algorithm is referred to as the online mixture of Gaussian-estimator-aided MBER (OMG-MBER) equalizer. Specificall... View full abstract»

• ### Novel Closed-Form Exact Expressions and Asymptotic Analysis for the Symbol Error Rate of Single- and Multiple-Branch MRC and EGC Receivers Over $alpha$– $mu$ Fading

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4277 - 4291
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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In this paper, we present a novel framework for deriving closed-form exact expressions for the symbol error rate (SER) of α-μ fading channels, assuming single-branch and equalgain combining and maximal-ratio combining receivers and considering most of the commonly used modulation schemes. The proposed framework is based on Mellin transform, and the SER expressions are given in terms ... View full abstract»

• ### Optimal Chunk-Based Resource Allocation for OFDMA Systems With Multiple BER Requirements

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4292 - 4301
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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In wireless orthogonal frequency-division multiple-access (OFDMA) standards, subcarriers are grouped into chunks, and a chunk of subcarriers is made as the minimum unit for subcarrier allocation. We investigate the chunk-based resource allocation for OFDMA downlink, where data streams contain packets with diverse bit-error-rate (BER) requirements. Supposing that adaptive transmissions are based on... View full abstract»

• ### Decentralized Energy-Efficient Coordinated Beamforming for Multicell Systems

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4302 - 4314
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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Energy-efficient transmission is crucial for future wireless communication systems and has attracted much attention. In this paper, we study coordinated beamforming optimization for multicell multiple-input-single-output (MISO) downlink systems using energy efficiency as a criterion, which is still an open problem to the best of our knowledge. The optimization problem of interest is nonconvex and ... View full abstract»

• ### Adaptive Power Control for Asymmetric Two-Way Amplify-and-Forward Relaying With Individual Power Constraints

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4315 - 4333
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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This paper addresses the problem of adaptive power control of a two-way amplify-and-forward (AF) relaying network based on outage probability minimization. Unlike most of the existing works, our network scenario has asymmetric traffic requirements, and each terminal in the network is subject to an individual power constraint in addition to a total power consumption constraint of the network. To fu... View full abstract»

• ### On Ergodic Sum Capacity of Fading Channels in OFDMA-Based Cognitive Radio Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4334 - 4343
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An orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA)-based cognitive radio network (CRN) is considered where cognitive radio users (CRUs) can only access the frequency bands not being occupied by primary users (PUs) while keeping the cross-channel interference to each PU under a specified threshold. In this paper, we investigate the ergodic sum capacity of all CRUs in OFDMA-based networks and ... View full abstract»

• ### A Robust Decoding Scheme for Convolutionally Coded Transmission Through a Markov Gaussian Channel

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4344 - 4356
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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Communication systems are susceptible to impulse noise, particularly when the impulse statistics are not time invariant and are difficult to model accurately. To address the challenge of impulse noise, a robust and efficient decoding scheme was devised for single-carrier convolutionally coded transmissions over memory impulse noise channels. By accommodating channel states but without relying on s... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of PDCCH Performance for M2M Traffic in LTE

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4357 - 4371
Cited by:  Papers (28)
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As Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is starting to be widely deployed, the volume of machine-to-machine (M2M) traffic is increasing very rapidly. From the M2M traffic point of view, one of the issues to be addressed is the overload of the random access channel. The limitation in the physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) resources may severely constrain the number of devices that an LTE Evolved Node B... View full abstract»

• ### Primary-User Emulation Detection Using Database-Assisted Frequency-Domain Action Recognition

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4372 - 4382
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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In this paper, we propose an approach for detecting primary-user emulation (PUE) attacks in cognitive radio (CR) networks based on the application of action recognition techniques in the frequency domain. Specifically, we apply this method to analyze the fast Fourier transform (FFT) sequences of wireless transmissions operating across a CR network environment and then use a relational database and... View full abstract»

• ### Transmit-Power Efficient Linear Precoding Utilizing Known Interference for the Multiantenna Downlink

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4383 - 4394
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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It has been shown that the knowledge of both channel and data information at the base station prior to downlink transmission can help increase the received signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of each user without the need to increase the transmitted power. Achievability is based on the idea of phase alignment (PA) precoding, where instead of nulling out the destructive interference, it judiciously rotates... View full abstract»

• ### Spectrum Sensing for Wireless Microphone Signals Using Multiple Antennas

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4395 - 4407
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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Spectrum sensors for cognitive radio are expected to deploy multiple antennas to overcome the noise uncertainty problem and to minimize the effects of small-scale fading. Despite the requirement that these sensors must detect wireless microphone (WM) signals, several studies have focused either on general-purpose multiantenna detectors or on single-antenna WM detectors. We exploit the spatial stru... View full abstract»

• ### Joint Opportunistic Beam and Spectrum Selection Schemes for Spectrum Sharing Systems With Limited Feedback

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4408 - 4421
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Spectrum sharing systems have been introduced to alleviate the problem of spectrum scarcity by allowing an unlicensed secondary user (SU) to share the spectrum with a licensed primary user (PU) under acceptable interference levels to the primary receiver (PU-Rx). In this paper, we consider a secondary link composed of a secondary transmitter (SU-Tx) equipped with multiple antennas and a single-ant... View full abstract»

• ### Achieving Global Optimality for Joint Source and Relay Beamforming Design in Two-Hop Relay Channels

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4422 - 4435
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This paper deals with joint source and relay beamforming (BF) design for an amplify-and-forward (AF) multiantenna multirelay network. Considering that the channel state information (CSI) from relays to a destination is imperfect, we aim to maximize the worst-case received signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). The associated optimization problem is then solved in two steps. In the first step, by fixing the ... View full abstract»

• ### Variational-Bayes-Assisted Joint Signal Detection, Noise Covariance Estimation, and Channel Tracking in MIMO-OFDM Systems

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4436 - 4449
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This paper introduces a robust variational Bayes (Robust-VB) receiver algorithm for joint signal detection, noise covariance matrix estimation, and channel impulse response (CIR) tracking in multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) systems over time-varying channels. The VB framework and the turbo principle are combined to accomplish the parameter est... View full abstract»

• ### Addressing the Hidden Terminal Problem for Heterogeneous Coexistence Between TDM and CSMA Networks in White Space

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4450 - 4463
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Cognitive radio (CR) technologies have led to several wireless standards (e.g., IEEE 802.11af and IEEE 802.22) that enable secondary networks to access the TV white-space (TVWS) spectrum. Different unlicensed wireless technologies with different PHY/MAC designs are expected to coexist in the same TVWS spectrum-we refer to such a situation as heterogeneous coexistence. The heterogeneity of the PHY/... 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