Space Time Codes MIMO and Massive MIMO Part I

Relevant Course: Wireless Communication

Relevant Department : Electrical Engineering

Relevant Semester: Nil 

Pre-requisite: The knowledge of Digital Communication and Wireless Communication is Preferable

Course Description and Outline :

Space-Time Codes and MIMO

Part I – Introduction

  • Diversity to combat erasures and fadings
  • The multiple antenna channel model. 
  • Coding gain and diversity in MIMO channels

Part II - Information Theory

  •  Capacity when channel is unknown at transmitter
  •  Outage probability for non-ergodic channels.

Part III - Coding 

  • Quick introduction to STBC.
  • Code design criteria for block fading channels.
  • Example of an LDPC code for MIMO channels.

Massive MIMO

Part 1

  • Motivation and Case Studies 
  • Models and Fundamental Assumptions 
  • Favorable Propagation 
  • Single-Cell Operation

Part 2 

  • Uniform User Performance
  • Impact of Hardware Impairments
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Myths around Massive MIMO

Schedule for Lecture Delivery

Session 1 : 12-Oct-2015 (2-4 pm)

Session 2 : 13-Oct-2015 (2-4 pm)

Session 3 : 19-Oct-2015 (2-4 pm)

Teacher Forum

Slides For Introduction

Videos For Session 1

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Quiz I

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Slides For Information Theory

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