Topological Interference Management for K-User Downlink Massive MIMO Relay Network Channel
Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju 561-756, Korea
School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510006, China
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 1 July 2017 / Revised: 2 August 2017 / Accepted: 15 August 2017 / Published: 17 August 2017
In this paper, we study the emergence of topological interference alignment and the characterizing features of a multi-user broadcast interference relay channel. We propose an alternative transmission strategy named the relay space-time interference alignment (R-STIA) technique, in which a
-user multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) interference channel has massive antennas at the transmitter and relay. Severe interference from unknown transmitters affects the downlink relay network channel and degrades the system performance. An additional (unintended) receiver is introduced in the proposed R-STIA technique to overcome the above problem, since it has the ability to decode the desired signals for the intended receiver by considering cooperation between the receivers. The additional receiver also helps in recovering and reconstructing the interference signals with limited channel state information at the relay (CSIR). The Alamouti space-time transmission technique and minimum mean square error (MMSE) linear precoder are also used in the proposed scheme to detect the presence of interference signals. Numerical results show that the proposed R-STIA technique achieves a better performance in terms of the bit error rate (BER) and sum-rate compared to the existing broadcast channel schemes.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License
which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).
Share & Cite This Article
MDPI and ACS Style
Selvaprabhu, P.; Chinnadurai, S.; Li, J.; Lee, M.H. Topological Interference Management for K-User Downlink Massive MIMO Relay Network Channel. Sensors 2017, 17, 1896.
Selvaprabhu P, Chinnadurai S, Li J, Lee MH. Topological Interference Management for K-User Downlink Massive MIMO Relay Network Channel. Sensors. 2017; 17(8):1896.
Selvaprabhu, Poongundran; Chinnadurai, Sunil; Li, Jun; Lee, Moon H. 2017. "Topological Interference Management for K-User Downlink Massive MIMO Relay Network Channel." Sensors 17, no. 8: 1896.
Show more citation formats
Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.
[Return to top]
For more information on the journal statistics, click here
Multiple requests from the same IP address are counted as one view.