Semi-blind channel estimation for joint communication and positioning

Rebecca Adam*, Peter Höher

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In this contribution, semi-blind channel estimation for joint communication and positioning (JCAP) is proposed. The concept is based on a unified signal architecture. Within this framework channel estimation is the core part, since it links communication and positioning algorithms. Thus, channel estimation serves twofold purposes: Firstly, it is inherently required for data detection and secondly it is employed to estimate positioning relevant information like the time of arrival (TOA). JCAP aims at exploiting synergetic effects. Employing semi-blind channel estimation is beneficial in this context, since it allows to assimilate the estimated communication data as virtual training.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 10th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication, WPNC 2013 - Proceedings
Place of PublicationDresden
Publication dateMar 2013
ISBN (Print)9781467360333
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013
Externally publishedYes

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