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JSW 2010 Vol.5(6): 600-606 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.5.6.600-606

Iterative Equalizer for OFDM-CDMA Multiple Access Communication Systems

Jui-Chi Chang, Hsuan-Fu Wang, Fang-Biau Ueng
Department of Information Networking Hsiuping Institute of Technology Dali City, Taichung, Taiwan

Abstract—In this paper, the receivers with adaptive equalizer and turbo decoder are investigated for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing-code division multiple access (OFDM-CDMA) systems in multipath channels. The de-spreading equalizer which combines de-spreading and equalization is used to mitigate the MAI and ISI. The stochastic gradient based LMS algorithm is used as the adaptive algorithm for the equalizer. Three receiver architectures are investigated: The first one is the traditional receiver called de-spreading equalizer disjointed with turbo decoder. In this scheme, the equalizer and turbo decoder operate independently and the equalizer relies on slicer output to adapt its filter coefficients. However, the extrinsic information from turbo decoder can provide more reliable information of the transmitted data. Hence the second receiver architecture is called as de-spreading equalizer jointed with turbo decoder, where turbo decoder gives the extrinsic information as feedback to the adaptive equalizer as the desired information. Finally, the equalizer jointed with turbo decoder is extended to differential coded signaling in OFDM-CDMA system and its performance is presented and discussed.

Index Terms—Iterative Equalizer; OFDM;CDMA; MAI;ISI.

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Cite: Jui-Chi Chang, Hsuan-Fu Wang, Fang-Biau Ueng, "Iterative Equalizer for OFDM-CDMA Multiple Access Communication Systems," Journal of Software vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 600-606, 2010.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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