Blind Channel Estimation Using Novel Independent Component Analysis with Pulse Shaping for Interference Cancellation

  • Renuka Bhandari
  • Sangeeta Jadhav
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 722)


Now days with the growing exposure of wireless communications, there is more focus on achieving the spectral efficiency and low bit rate errors (BER). This can be basically achieved by Space Time Frequency based Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO)-OFDM wireless systems. The efficient channel estimation method plays important role in optimizing the performance of spectral efficiency and BER. There are different types of MIMO-OFDM channel estimation methods. In this paper, we focused on designing efficient blind channel estimation method for MIMO-OFDM. Recently there has been increasing research interest in designing the blind channel based estimation methods. There are number of blind channel estimation methods introduced so far, however none of them effectively addressed the problem of Inter Symbol Interference (ISI). ISI may have worst impact on performance of channel estimation methods if there are not addressed by channel estimation techniques. In this paper we are designing the novel blind channel estimation approach using Independent Component Analysis (ICA) with both ISI cancellation and blind interference cancellation. This method is named as Hybrid ICA (HICA). HICA algorithm use the HOS (higher order statistical) approach and pulse shaping in order to minimize the blind interference and ISI effects. Simulation results shows that HICA is outperforming the existing channel estimation methods in terms of BER and MSE.


MIMO-OFDM Channel estimation Spectral efficiency Error rates ICA Interference 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of E&TCDr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Engineering & TechnologyPuneIndia
  2. 2.Army Institute of Technology PunePuneIndia

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