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Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (1994)
Pacific Grove, CA, USA
Oct. 31, 1994 to Nov. 2, 1994
ISSN: 1058-6393
ISBN: 0-8186-6405-3
pp: 801-805
S.D. Gray , Mitre Corp., Bedford, MA, USA
J.C. Preisig , Mitre Corp., Bedford, MA, USA
ABSTRACT
We present a multiuser receiver which is capable of operating in time-variant channels with severe multipath. For each active user, the receiver consists of a multi-input, single-output filter followed by a single-user adaptive equalizer. The array processing filter is chosen to maximize an averaged performance metric which measures reduction in the interference from multiple asynchronous cochannel users and the reduction in intersymbol interference caused by time spreading of the transmitted signal. The single-user adaptive equalizer that follows the array processing filter eliminates the remaining intersymbol interference prior to hard symbol decisions. Receiver performance is demonstrated using data obtained from two acoustic channels where two cochannel users are transmitting in shallow-water at 18 and 30 nautical miles from the receiver array.<>
INDEX TERMS
adaptive signal processing, multi-access systems, time-varying channels, multipath channels, filtering theory, array signal processing, interference suppression, intersymbol interference, cochannel interference, adaptive equalisers, acoustic receivers, underwater sound, cellular radio, demodulation
CITATION

S. Gray, J. Preisig and D. Brady, "Adaptive multiuser detection in dispersive channels with array observations," Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers(ACSSC), Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 1995, pp. 801-805.
doi:10.1109/ACSSC.1994.471572
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