Adaptive Filter Bank Modulation for Next Generation Wireless In-Home Networks

  • Salvatore D’Alessandro
  • Andrea M. Tonello
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 45)


In this paper we investigate the deployment of filtered multi-tone (FMT) modulation over in-home wireless channels. We propose the adaptation of parameters (overhead factor) to the channel condition. Optimal and sub-optimal approaches are described. Comparisons with orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) show that FMT provides significant improvements both in single user and multi user (based on frequency division multiplexing) cases.


OFDM Filtered Multi-Tone OFDMA WLAN IEEE 802.11 Adaptive Cyclic Prefix Adaptive Overhead 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvatore D’Alessandro
    • 1
  • Andrea M. Tonello
    • 1
  1. 1.Università degli Studi di UdineUdineItaly

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