Special Issue "Massive MIMO Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2019).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Interests: adaptive array, massive MIMO, cooperative base station, multihop relay
Interests: wireless networks; performance evaluation; distributed systems; context-aware environments; IoT; next-generation wireless systems
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We are going to see the first decade since the fundamental concept of Massive MIMO (or called large-scale MIMO) has emerged. Massive MIMO technologies are now in implementation and trial stages towards 5G and beyond. Thanks to its excessive degree of freedom (DoF), massive MIMO has unlimited potentiality to further enhance system capabilities and still expands various research topics with depth. It can be further discussed and believed to break limitations in wireless communications such as spectral and energy efficiencies for better support of continuously increasing mobile data traffic, as well as terminals.
This Special Issue accordingly calls recent advances related to massive MIMO technologies that cover all signal processing, system level analysis, and implementation aspects. Topics of interest in this Special Issue include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Hybrid beamforming
- Beam tracking for moving target
- Millimeter wave
- Full digital-signal processing
- Energy efficiency and wireless power transfer
- Localization and direction-of-arrival (DoA) estimation
- Compressed sensing
- Pilot decontamination and channel estimation
- Antenna array configuration
- Machine learning approach for pre/post coding
- Implementation and caribration
- Proof-of-concept (PoC) and trials
Dr. Kazuki Maruta
Prof. Francisco Falcone
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