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    Massive MIMO channel-aware decision fusion.

    Ciuonzo, Domenico and Salvo Rossi, Pierluigi and Dey, Subhrakanti (2015) Massive MIMO channel-aware decision fusion. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 63 (3). pp. 604-619. ISSN 1053-587X

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    In this paper we provide a study of channel-aware decision fusion (DF) over a “virtual” multiple-input multipleoutput (MIMO) channel in the large-array regime at the DF center(DFC).Theconsideredscenariotakesintoaccountchannel estimation and inhomogeneous large-scale fading between the sensors and the DFC. The aim is the development of (widely) linear fusion rules, as opposed to the unsuitable optimum loglikelihood ratio (LLR). The proposed rules can effectively benefit from performance improvement via a large-array, differently from existing sub-optimal alternatives. Performance evaluation, along with theoretical achievable performance and complexity analysis, is presented. Simulation results are provided to confirm the findings. Analogies and differences with uplink communication in a multi-user (massive) MIMO scenario are underlined.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Massive; MIMO; channel-aware; decision; fusion;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
    Item ID: 12701
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    Depositing User: Subhrakanti Dey
    Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2020 10:59
    Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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