Academic Press Library in Signal Processing, Volume 2

1st Edition

Communications and Radar Signal Processing

Editor-in-Chiefs: Sergios Theodoridis Rama Chellappa
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123965004
eBook ISBN: 9780123972248
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th September 2013
Page Count: 1350
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Table of Contents


Signal Processing at Your Fingertips!

About the Editors

Section Editors

Section 1

Section 2

Authors Biography

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Section 1: Signal Processing for Communications Modules

Chapter 1. Introduction to Signal Processing for Communications

2.01.1 Some history

2.01.2 Contents and contributors

2.01.3 Outlook


Chapter 2. Synchronization


2.02.1 Introduction

2.02.2 Synchronization in flat fading channel

2.02.3 Synchronization for non-flat fading channels

2.02.4 Multiuser synchronization

2.02.5 Network synchronization

2.02.6 Conclusion


Chapter 3. Channel Estimation, Equalization, Precoding, and Tracking


2.03.1 Introduction

2.03.2 Channel models

2.03.3 Channel estimation

2.03.4 Equalization

2.03.5 Precoding

2.03.6 Tracking

2.03.7 Conclusion


Chapter 4. Blind Signal Separation for Digital Communication Data


2.04.1 Introduction

2.04.2 Signals

2.04.3 Instantaneous mixtures

2.04.4 Convolutive mixtures: case of sparse channels

2.04.5 Convolutive mixtures

2.04.6 Simulation

2.04.7 Extensions and further readings

2.04.8 Conclusion


Chapter 5. OFDM and Multicarrier Signal Processing


2.05.1 Introduction

2.05.2 Mathematical background

2.05.3 Single carrier background</


This second volume, edited and authored by world leading experts, gives a review of the principles, methods and techniques of important and emerging research topics and technologies in communications and radar engineering.

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About the Editor-in-Chiefs

Sergios Theodoridis Editor-in-Chief

Sergios Theodoridis acquired a Physics degree with honors from the University of Athens, Greece in 1973 and a MSc and a Ph.D. degree in Signal Processing and Communications from the University of Birmingham, UK in 1975 and 1978 respectively. Since 1995 he has been a Professor with the Department of Informatics and Communications at the University of Athens.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece

Rama Chellappa Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA