Embedded rank distance codes for ISI channels

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Designs for transmit alphabet constrained space-time codes naturally lead to questions about the design of rank distance codes. Recently, diversity embedded multilevel space-time codes for flat-fading channels have been designed from sets of binary matrices with rank distance guarantees over the binary field by mapping them onto quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) and phase-shift keying (PSK) constellations. In this paper, we demonstrate that diversity embedded space-time codes for fading intersymbol interference (ISI) channels can be designed with provable rank distance guarantees. As a corollary, we obtain an asymptotic characterization of the fixed transmit alphabet rate-diversity tradeoff for multiple antenna fading ISI channels. The key idea is to construct and analyze properties of binary matrices with a particular structure (Toeplitz structure) induced by ISI channels. © 2008 IEEE.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dusad, S; Diggavi, SN; Calderbank, AR

Published Date

  • November 10, 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 54 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 4866 - 4886

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0018-9448

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1109/TIT.2008.929960

Citation Source

  • Scopus