Turbo-MIMO for wireless communications

S. Haykin*, Mathini Sellathurai, Y. de Jong, T. Willink

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This article reviews an important class of MIMO wireless communications, known collectively as turbo-MIMO systems. A distinctive property of turbo-MIMO wireless communication systems is that they can attain a channel capacity close to the Shannon limit and do so in a computationally manageable manner. The article focuses attention on a subclass of turbo-MIMO systems that use space-time coding based on bit-interleaved coded modulation. Different computationally manageable decoding (detection) strategies are briefly discussed. The article also includes computer experiments that are intended to improve the understanding of specific issues involved in the design of turbo-MIMO systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-53
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Communications Magazine
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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