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—This paper considers MIMO transceivers with linear precoders and decision feedback equalizers (DFEs), with bit allocation at the transmitter. Zero-forcing (ZF) is assumed. Considered first is the minimization of transmitted power, for a given total bit rate and a specified set of error probabilities for the symbol streams. The precoder and DFE matrices are(More)
—Automatic white balance is an important function of digital still cameras. The goal of white balance is to adjust the image such that it looks as if it is taken under canonical light. We proposed a novel technique to detect reference white points in an image. Our algorithm uses dynamic threshold for white point detection and is more flexible than other(More)
—A general family of optimal transform coders (TCs) is introduced here based on the generalized triangular decomposition (GTD) developed by Jiang et al. This family includes the Karhunen–Loeve transform (KLT) and the generalized version of the prediction-based lower triangular transform (PLT) introduced by Phoong and Lin as special cases. The coding gain of(More)
— The transceiver optimization problem for MIMO channels has been considered in the past with linear receivers as well as with decision feedback (DFE) receivers. Joint optimization of bit allocation, precoder, and equalizer has in the past been considered only for the linear transceiver (transceiver with linear precoder and linear equalizer). It has also(More)
— We consider new optimization problems for transceivers with DFE receivers and linear precoders, which also use bit loading at the transmitter. First, we consider the MIMO QoS (quality of service) problem, which is to minimize the total transmitted power when the bit rate and probability of error of each data stream are specified. The developments of this(More)
— This paper considers the linear transceiver optimization problem for multi-carrier multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) channels with per-antenna power constraints. Because in practical implementations each antenna is limited individually by its equipped power amplifier, this paper adopts the more realistic per-antenna power constraints, in contrast to(More)