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Adaptive Multicarrier Modulation: A Convenient Framework for Time-Frequency Processing in Wireless Communications

Keller, T. and Hanzo, L. (2000) Adaptive Multicarrier Modulation: A Convenient Framework for Time-Frequency Processing in Wireless Communications Proceedings of the IEEE, 88, (5), pp. 609-640.

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A historical perspective of orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) is given with reference to its literature. Its advantages and disadvantages are reviewed, and its performance is characterized over highly dispersive channels. The effects of both time- and frequency-domain synchronization errors are quantified, and a range of solutions proposed in the recent literature are re-viewed. One of the main objectives of this review is to highlight the recent thinking behind adaptive bit allocation and turbo coding in the context of OFDM. This paper concludes with a wide-ranging throughput comparison of the schemes discussed herein under the unified constraint of a fixed target bit error rate of 10-4. Keywords—Adaptive modulation, adaptive orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (AOFDM), applications of OFDM, blind modem mode detection in OFDM, broadcasting using OFDM, channel quality estimation in OFDM, coded OFDM (COFDM), coherent and noncoherent detection of OFDM, crest factor in OFDM, frequency and timing errors in OFDM, HIPERLAN, mode signaling in OFDM, multicarrier modulation, OFDM, peak-to-mean envelope fluctuation in OFDM, phase noise in OFDM, preequalization, synchronization in OFDM, throughput of adaptive OFDM, wireless asynchronous transfer mode (WATM) using OFDM, wireless local-area networks (WLAN’s) using OFDM.

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Published date: May 2000
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


Local EPrints ID: 254099
ISSN: 0018-9219
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Date deposited: 21 Jan 2004
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:54

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Author: T. Keller
Author: L. Hanzo

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