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2016 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC) (2016)
Kauai, HI, USA
Feb. 15, 2016 to Feb. 18, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-4673-8578-7
pp: 1-5
Meng Zhang , School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China
Haowen Wang , Shanghai Research Center for Wireless Communications, Shanghai, China
Xiang Cheng , School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China
Liu-Qing Yang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
Xiaotian Zhou , School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, China
ABSTRACT
Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) communication brings about stringent demand for robust and efficient communication techniques under sever Doppler effect and frequency-selective channel environments. Index Modulated Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing with Interleaved grouping (IIM-OFDM), which utilizes the indices of active subcarriers in frequency domain interleaved subcarrier groups to carry information, is considered as a competitive candidate for its robustness against both Inter-Carrier Interference (ICI) and channel correlation. In this paper, we propose a novel revision of IIM-OFDM designed for V2X, namely Quadrature Index Modulated OFDM with Interleaved grouping (IQIM-OFDM), which performs index modulation independently for the inphase and quadrature components of the constellation symbols. Thanks to the increased index bits, IQIM-OFDM can work at smaller subcarrier group and constellation sizes compared with IIM-OFDM at the same data rate, and therefore boosts the performance under V2X channels. Monte Carlo simulations under measured V2X channels are conducted to verify the superiority of the proposed scheme against both IIM-OFDM and classical OFDM schemes.
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CITATION

M. Zhang, H. Wang, X. Cheng, L. Yang and X. Zhou, "Quadrature index modulated OFDM with interleaved grouping for V2X communications," 2016 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Kauai, HI, USA, 2016, pp. 1-5.
doi:10.1109/ICCNC.2016.7440579
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