Performance Enhancement of MIMO – MGSTC Using a New Detection and Decoding Technique

  • Karim HamidianEmail author
  • Wurod Qasim Mohamed
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 886)


In this paper, the performance of Multi – Group Space Time Codes (MGSTC) which is one of the Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) communication methods, was investigated and improved using a new signal detection and decoding technique called parallel decoding algorithm. It is shown that the new technique reduces the overall signal detection time, thus it increases the speed of signal processing at the receiver. In addition, the new technique prevents possible error propagation that may be present in serial detection methods. Simulation results demonstrate the advantages of using parallel decoding technique.


Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Multi – Group Space Time Codes (MGSTCs) New detection technique Parallel decoding Error propagation V-BLAST 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentCalifornia State University FullertonFullertonUSA
  2. 2.Communications Engineering DepartmentDiyala UniversityDiyalaIraq

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