International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)
ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)
Published By: MECS Press
IJCNIS Vol.5, No.11, Sep. 2013
Study of ANN Configuration on Performance of Smart MIMO Channel Estimation for Downlink LTE-Advanced System
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Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is the next generation of current mobile telecommunication networks. LTE has a new ﬂat radio-network architecture and signiﬁcant increase in spectrum efficiency. In this paper, performance analysis of robust channel estimators for Downlink Long Term Evolution-Advanced (DL LTE-A) system using three Artificial Neural Network ANN Architectures: Feed-forward neural network, Cascade-forward neural network and Layered Recurrent Neural Network (LRN) are adopted to train the constructed ANNs models separately using Back-Propagation Algorithm. The methods use the information got by the received reference symbols to estimate the total frequency response of the channel in two important phases. In the first phase, the proposed ANN based method learns to adapt to the channel variations, and in the second phase it estimates the channel matrix to improve performance of LTE. The performance of the estimation methods is evaluated by simulations in Vienna LTE-A DL Link Level Simulator. Performance of the proposed channel estimator, Layered Recurrent Neural Network is compared with traditional Least Square (LS) algorithm and ANN based other estimator like Feed-forward neural network and Cascade-forward neural network for Closed Loop Spatial Multiplexing-Single User Multi-input Multi-output (2×2 and 4×4) (CLSM-SUMIMO) in terms of throughput. Simulation result shows LRN gives better performance than other ANN based estimations methods and LS.
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Nirmalkumar S. Reshamwala, Pooja S. Suratia, Satish K. Shah,"Study of ANN Configuration on Performance of Smart MIMO Channel Estimation for Downlink LTE-Advanced System", IJCNIS, vol.5, no.11, pp.27-35,2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2013.11.04
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