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Improved Preamble-Aided Timing Estimation for OFDM Systems

Awoseyila, AB, Kasparis, C and Evans, BG (2008) Improved Preamble-Aided Timing Estimation for OFDM Systems IEEE Communications Letters, 12 (11). pp. 825-827.


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An improved method for estimating the frame/symbol timing offset in preamble-aided OFDM systems is presented. It uses a conventional preamble structure and combines autocorrelation techniques with restricted cross-correlation to achieve a near-ideal timing performance without significant increase in complexity. Computer simulations show that the method is robust in both AWGN and fading multipath channels, achieving better performance than the existing methods.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Authors :
Awoseyila, AB
Kasparis, C
Evans, BG
Date : November 2008
DOI : 10.1109/LCOMM.2008.081054
Uncontrolled Keywords : Autocorrelation, cross-correlation, OFDM, preamble, timing synchronization
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:45
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:03

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