Sum-rate improved interference alignment for the M × 2 MIMO X channel

Younggap Kwon, Taewon Hwang

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In this letter, we propose an improved interference alignment (IA) scheme for the M × 2 constant multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) X channel composed of M transmitters and two receivers with multiple antennas each. The proposed IA scheme enhances the sum rate as well as achieving the DOF outerbound. To enhance the sum rate, the proposed scheme designs the transmit beamformers that make the desired signal space and the interference space as close to orthogonal as possible. Simulation results show that the proposed IA scheme achieves similar sum rate as the random search scheme but with less computational complexity.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6200379
Pages (from-to)1088-1091
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Manuscript received March 29, 2012. The associate editor coordinating the review of this letter and approving it for publication was J. Choi. This research was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2012-0003695). The authors are with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-749, Korea (e-mail: Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/LCOMM.2012.050912.120706

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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