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The application of a radial basis function network to digital communications channel equalization is examined. It is shown that the radial basis function network has an identical structure to the optimal Bayesian symbol-decision equalizer solution and, therefore, can be employed to implement the Bayesian equalizer. The training of a radial basis function(More)
A Bayesian solution is derived for digital communication channel equalization with decision feedback. This is an extension to the maximum a posteriori probability symbol-decision equalizer to include decision feedback. A novel scheme of utilizing decision feedback is proposed which not only improves equalization performance but also reduces computational(More)
The problem of constructing an adaptive multiuser detector (MUD) is considered for direct sequence code division multiple access (DS-CDMA) signals transmitted through multipath channels. The emerging learning technique, called support vector machines (SVM), is proposed as a method of obtaining a nonlinear MUD from a relatively small training data block.(More)
—To cope with explosive traffic demands on current cellular networks of limited capacity, Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) is used to offload traffic from cellular networks to high capacity and free device-to-device networks. Current DTN-based mobile data offloading models are based on simple and unrealistic network assumptions which do not take into(More)
—The problem of constructing adaptive minimum bit error rate (MBER) linear multiuser detectors is considered for direct sequence code division multiple access (DS-CDMA) signals transmitted through multipath channels. Based on the approach of kernel density estimation for approximating the bit error rate (BER) from training data, a least mean squares (LMS)(More)
An orthogonal forward selection (OFS) algorithm based on leave-one-out (LOO) criteria is proposed for the construction of radial basis function (RBF) networks with tunable nodes. Each stage of the construction process determines an RBF node, namely, its center vector and diagonal covariance matrix, by minimizing the LOO statistics. For regression(More)
Many signal processing applications pose optimization problems with multimodal and nonsmooth cost functions. Gradient methods are ineffective in these situations, and optimization methods that require no gradient and can achieve a global optimal solution are highly desired to tackle these difficult problems. The paper proposes a guided global search(More)
Many kernel classifier construction algorithms adopt classification accuracy as performance metrics in model evaluation. Moreover, equal weighting is often applied to each data sample in parameter estimation. These modeling practices often become problematic if the data sets are imbalanced. We present a kernel classifier construction algorithm using(More)