Optimal choice of test signals for channel estimation

Braithwaite, Stephen and Addie, Ron (2010) Optimal choice of test signals for channel estimation. In: 2010 IEEE/ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME 2010), 13-15 July 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Abstract

We examine the problem of determining the characteristics a slowly varying linear transmission channel by measuring the output when the input is a specially selected test signal. We assume the use of a cyclically repeating test signal and use of a linear estimator of the resulting signal to determine the echo channel. We find the optimal linear estimator and its associated test signal, which together minimises mean-squared error of the channel estimate. Ths optimization is carried out under the assumption that we know the autocovariance (or power spectrum) of the interfering noise and autocovariance of the echo channel. The test signal is also assumed to be constrained by a bound on total energy.


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Depositing User: Mr Stephen Braithwaite
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2010 09:19
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: optimal; echo channel; autocovariance; constraint; test signal; linear
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0802 Computation Theory and Mathematics > 080204 Mathematical Software
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090609 Signal Processing
01 Mathematical Sciences > 0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics > 010303 Optimisation
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890201 Application Software Packages (excl. Computer Games)
B Economic Development > 86 Manufacturing > 8617 Communication Equipment > 861703 Voice and Data Equipment
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1109/ICCME.2010.5558839
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8566

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