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HighSNR power offset in multiantenna communication
 IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
, 2005
"... Abstract—The analysis of the multipleantenna capacity in the high regime has hitherto focused on the high slope (or maximum multiplexing gain), which quantifies the multiplicative increase as a function of the number of antennas. This traditional characterization is unable to assess the impact of ..."
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Abstract—The analysis of the multipleantenna capacity in the high regime has hitherto focused on the high slope (or maximum multiplexing gain), which quantifies the multiplicative increase as a function of the number of antennas. This traditional characterization is unable to assess the impact of prominent channel features since, for a majority of channels, the slope equals the minimum of the number of transmit and receive antennas. Furthermore, a characterization based solely on the slope captures only the scaling but it has no notion of the power required for a certain capacity. This paper advocates a more refined characterization whereby, as a function of �f, the high capacity is expanded as an affine function where the impact of channel features such as antenna correlation, unfaded components, etc., resides in the zeroorder term or power offset. The power offset, for which we find insightful closedform expressions, is shown to play a chief role for levels of practical interest. Index Terms—Antenna correlation, channel capacity, coherent communication, fading channels, high analysis, multiantenna arrays, Ricean channels.
Wornell, “Secure transmission with multiple antennas II: The MIMOME wiretap channel
 IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory
"... Abstract—The role of multiple antennas for secure communication is investigated within the framework of Wyner’s wiretap channel. We characterize the secrecy capacity in terms of generalized eigenvalues when the sender and eavesdropper have multiple antennas, the intended receiver has a single antenn ..."
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Abstract—The role of multiple antennas for secure communication is investigated within the framework of Wyner’s wiretap channel. We characterize the secrecy capacity in terms of generalized eigenvalues when the sender and eavesdropper have multiple antennas, the intended receiver has a single antenna, and the channel matrices are fixed and known to all the terminals, and show that a beamforming strategy is capacityachieving. In addition, we study a masked beamforming scheme that radiates power isotropically in all directions and show that it attains nearoptimal performance in the high SNR regime. Insights into the scaling behavior of the capacity in the large antenna regime as well as extensions to ergodic fading channels are also provided. Index Terms—Artificial noise, broadcast channel, cryptography, generalized eigenvalues, masked beamforming, MIMO systems, multiple antennas, secrecy capacity, secure spacetime codes, wiretap channel. I.
Impact of antenna correlation on the capacity of multiantenna channels
 IEEE TRANS. INFORM. THEORY
, 2005
"... This paper applies random matrix theory to obtain analytical characterizations of the capacity of correlated multiantenna channels. The analysis is not restricted to the popular separable correlation model, but rather it embraces a more general representation that subsumes most of the channel model ..."
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This paper applies random matrix theory to obtain analytical characterizations of the capacity of correlated multiantenna channels. The analysis is not restricted to the popular separable correlation model, but rather it embraces a more general representation that subsumes most of the channel models that have been treated in the literature. For arbitrary signaltonoise ratios @ A, the characterization is conducted in the regime of large numbers of antennas. For the low and high regions, in turn, we uncover compact capacity expansions that are valid for arbitrary numbers of antennas and that shed insight on how antenna correlation impacts the tradeoffs among power, bandwidth, and rate.
Optimal spacetime codes for the MIMO amplifyandforward cooperative channel
 IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory
, 2007
"... In this work, we extend the nonorthogonal amplifyandforward (NAF) cooperative diversity scheme to the MIMO channel. A family of spacetime block codes for a halfduplex MIMO NAF fading cooperative channel with N relays is constructed. The code construction is based on the nonvanishing determinan ..."
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In this work, we extend the nonorthogonal amplifyandforward (NAF) cooperative diversity scheme to the MIMO channel. A family of spacetime block codes for a halfduplex MIMO NAF fading cooperative channel with N relays is constructed. The code construction is based on the nonvanishing determinant (NVD) criterion and is shown to achieve the optimal diversitymultiplexing tradeoff (DMT) of the channel. We provide a general explicit algebraic construction, followed by some examples. In particular, in the singlerelay case, it is proved that the Golden code and the 4×4 Perfect code are optimal for the singleantenna and twoantenna case, respectively. Simulation results reveal that a significant gain (up to 10 dB) can be obtained with the proposed codes, especially in the singleantenna case.
TracyWidom limit for the largest eigenvalue of a large class of complex sample covariance matrices
 ANN. PROBAB
, 2007
"... We consider the asymptotic fluctuation behavior of the largest eigenvalue of certain sample covariance matrices in the asymptotic regime where both dimensions of the corresponding data matrix go to infinity. More precisely, let X be an n × p matrix, and let its rows be i.i.d. complex normal vectors ..."
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We consider the asymptotic fluctuation behavior of the largest eigenvalue of certain sample covariance matrices in the asymptotic regime where both dimensions of the corresponding data matrix go to infinity. More precisely, let X be an n × p matrix, and let its rows be i.i.d. complex normal vectors with mean 0 and covariance �p. We show that for a large class of covariance matrices �p, the largest eigenvalue of X ∗ X is asymptotically distributed (after recentering and rescaling) as the Tracy–Widom distribution that appears in the study of the Gaussian unitary ensemble. We give explicit formulas for the centering and scaling sequences that are easy to implement and involve only the spectral distribution of the population covariance, n and p. The main theorem applies to a number of covariance models found in applications. For example, wellbehaved Toeplitz matrices as well as covariance matrices whose spectral distribution is a sum of atoms (under some conditions on the mass of the atoms) are among the models the theorem can handle. Generalizations of the theorem to certain spiked versions of our models and a.s. results about the largest eigenvalue are given. We also discuss a simple corollary that does not require normality of the entries of the data matrix and some consequences for applications in multivariate statistics.
MultiCell MIMO Cooperative Networks: A New Look at Interference
 J. Selec. Areas in Commun. (JSAC
, 2010
"... Abstract—This paper presents an overview of the theory and currently known techniques for multicell MIMO (multiple input multiple output) cooperation in wireless networks. In dense networks where interference emerges as the key capacitylimiting factor, multicell cooperation can dramatically improv ..."
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Abstract—This paper presents an overview of the theory and currently known techniques for multicell MIMO (multiple input multiple output) cooperation in wireless networks. In dense networks where interference emerges as the key capacitylimiting factor, multicell cooperation can dramatically improve the system performance. Remarkably, such techniques literally exploit intercell interference by allowing the user data to be jointly processed by several interfering base stations, thus mimicking the benefits of a large virtual MIMO array. Multicell MIMO cooperation concepts are examined from different perspectives, including an examination of the fundamental informationtheoretic limits, a review of the coding and signal processing algorithmic developments, and, going beyond that, consideration of very practical issues related to scalability and systemlevel integration. A few promising and quite fundamental research avenues are also suggested. Index Terms—Cooperation, MIMO, cellular networks, relays, interference, beamforming, coordination, multicell, distributed.
Randomly spread CDMA: Asymptotics via statistical physics
 IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory
, 2005
"... Abstract—This paper studies randomly spread codedivision multiple access (CDMA) and multiuser detection in the largesystem limit using the replica method developed in statistical physics. Arbitrary input distributions and flat fading are considered. A generic multiuser detector in the form of the ..."
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Abstract—This paper studies randomly spread codedivision multiple access (CDMA) and multiuser detection in the largesystem limit using the replica method developed in statistical physics. Arbitrary input distributions and flat fading are considered. A generic multiuser detector in the form of the posterior mean estimator is applied before singleuser decoding. The generic detector can be particularized to the matched filter, decorrelator, linear minimum meansquare error (MMSE) detector, the jointly or the individually optimal detector, and others. It is found that the detection output for each user, although in general asymptotically nonGaussian conditioned on the transmitted symbol, converges as the number of users go to infinity to a deterministic function of a “hidden ” Gaussian statistic independent of the interferers. Thus, the multiuser channel can be decoupled: Each user experiences an equivalent singleuser Gaussian channel, whose signaltonoise ratio (SNR) suffers a degradation due to the multipleaccess interference (MAI). The uncoded error performance (e.g., symbol error rate) and the mutual information can then be fully characterized using the degradation factor, also known as the multiuser efficiency, which can be obtained by solving a pair of coupled fixedpoint equations identified in this paper. Based on a general linear vector channel model, the results are also applicable to multipleinput multipleoutput (MIMO) channels such as in multiantenna systems. Index Terms—Channel capacity, codedivision multiple access (CDMA), free energy, multipleinput multipleoutput (MIMO) channel, multiuser detection, multiuser efficiency, replica method, statistical mechanics. I.
High SNR Analysis of MIMO Broadcast Channels
"... The behavior of the multiple antenna broadcast channel at high SNR is investigated. The multiple antenna broadcast channel achieves the same multiplexing gain as the system in which all receivers are allowed to perfectly cooperate (i.e. transforming the system into a pointtopoint MIMO system). H ..."
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The behavior of the multiple antenna broadcast channel at high SNR is investigated. The multiple antenna broadcast channel achieves the same multiplexing gain as the system in which all receivers are allowed to perfectly cooperate (i.e. transforming the system into a pointtopoint MIMO system). However, the multiplexing gain alone is not sufficient to accurately characterize the behavior of sum rate capacity at high SNR. An affine approximation to capacity which incorporates the multiplexing gain as well as a power offset (i.e. a zeroorder term) is a more accurate representation of high SNR behavior. The power offset of the sum rate capacity is shown to equal the power offset of the cooperative MIMO system when there are less receivers than transmit antennas. In addition, the power offset of using the suboptimal strategy of beamforming is calculated. These calculations show that beamforming can perform quite well when the number of antennas is sufficiently larger than the number of receivers, but performs very poorly when there are nearly as many receivers as transmit antennas.
Sum Rate Characterization of Joint Multiple CellSite Processing
, 2005
"... The sumrate capacity of a cellular system model is analyzed, considering the uplink and downlink channels, while addressing both nonfading and flatfading channels. The focus is on a simple Wynerlike multicell model, where the system cells are arranged on a circle, assuming the cellsites are lo ..."
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The sumrate capacity of a cellular system model is analyzed, considering the uplink and downlink channels, while addressing both nonfading and flatfading channels. The focus is on a simple Wynerlike multicell model, where the system cells are arranged on a circle, assuming the cellsites are located at the boundaries of the cells. For the uplink channel, analytical expressions of the sumrate capacities are derived for intracell TDMA scheduling, and a “WideBand ” (WB) scheme (where all users are active simultaneously utilizing all bandwidth for coding). Assuming individual percell power constraints, and using the Lagrangian uplinkdownlink duality principle, an analytical expression for the sumrate capacity of the downlink channel is derived for nonfading channels, and shown to coincide with the corresponding uplink result. Introducing flatfading, lower and upper bounds on the average percell sumrate capacity are derived. The bounds exhibit an O(loge K) multiuser diversity factor for a number of users percell K ≫ 1, in addition to the array diversity gain. Joint multicell processing is shown to eliminate outofcell interference, which is traditionally considered to be a limiting factor in highrate reliable communications. This paper was presented in part at the 9