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Maqsood H. Shah


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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2020 Vol.21 No.3 P.465-475


An effective approach for low-complexity maximum likelihood based automatic modulation classification of STBC-MIMO systems



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Key Words:  Multiple-input multiple-output, Space-time block code, Maximum likelihood, Automatic modulation classification, Zero-forcing

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A low-complexity likelihood methodology is proposed for automatic modulation classification of orthogonal space-time block code (STBC) based multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems. We exploit the zero-forcing equalization technique to modify the typical average likelihood ratio test (ALRT) function. The proposed ALRT function has a low computational complexity compared to existing ALRT functions for MIMO systems classification. The proposed approach is analyzed for blind channel scenarios when the receiver has imperfect channel state information (CSI). Performance analysis is carried out for scenarios with different numbers of antennas. Alamouti-STBC systems with 2×2 and 2×1 and space-time transmit diversity with a 4×4 transmit and receive antenna configuration are considered to verify the proposed approach. Some popular modulation schemes are used as the modulation test pool. Monte-Carlo simulations are performed to evaluate the proposed methodology, using the probability of correct classification as the criterion. Simulation results show that the proposed approach has high classification accuracy at low signal-to-noise ratios and exhibits robust behavior against high CSI estimation error variance.


Maqsood H.SHAH,党小宇



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