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, Volume 101, Issue 1, pp 223–237 | Cite as

Fast Symbol Detection for Massive G-STBC MIMO Systems

  • Hoang-Yang Lu
  • Mao-Hsu Yen
  • Bo-Sing Chen
  • Ruo-Ya Huang
  • Shun-Hsyung Chang
  • Ivan A. Parinov


In this paper, a group-based fast symbol detection scheme is proposed for massive Group-wise Space–Time Block Code Multiple-Input Multiple-Output systems. The proposed scheme first chooses a number G, (e.g. \(G=4,6,8\)) as the size of each group and then conducts the Minimum Mean Square Error (MMSE) detectors to facilitate symbol detection group by group. In particular, instead of directly using huge computational complexity to compute the MMSE detectors, the proposed scheme recursively finds the corresponding assistant matrices to determine the groups and calculate the MMSE detectors. As a result, the transmitted symbols can be recursively estimated group by group. Finally, simulation results and complexity analysis show the proposed scheme performs very close to the existing methods, while using lower computational complexity.





This work was supported by Ministry of Science and Technology of R.O.C. under Contract MOST 105-2923-E-022-001-MY3.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoang-Yang Lu
    • 1
  • Mao-Hsu Yen
    • 2
  • Bo-Sing Chen
    • 1
  • Ruo-Ya Huang
    • 1
  • Shun-Hsyung Chang
    • 3
  • Ivan A. Parinov
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Taiwan Ocean UniversityKeelungTaiwan, ROC
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNational Taiwan Ocean UniversityKeelungTaiwan, ROC
  3. 3.Department of Microelectronics EngineeringNational Kaohsiung Marine UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan, ROC
  4. 4.Vorovich Mechanics and Applied Mathematics Research InstituteSouthern Federal UniversityRostov-on-DonRussia

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