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—Interference alignment is a transmission technique for exploiting all available degrees of freedom in the frequency-or time-selective interference channel with an arbitrary number of users. Most prior work on interference alignment, however, neglects interference from other nodes in the network not participating in the alignment operation. This paper(More)
Using interference alignment, it has been shown that the number of degrees of freedom in the interference channel scales linearly with the number of users. Unfortunately, closed-form solutions for interference alignment over constant-coefficient channels with more than 3 users are difficult to derive. This paper proposes an algorithm for interference(More)
—Alternating minimization algorithms are typically used to find interference alignment (IA) solutions for multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) interference channels with more than K = 3 users. For these scenarios many IA solutions exit, and the initial point determines which one is obtained upon convergence. In this paper, we propose a new iterative(More)
We derive optimal SNR-based transmit antenna selection rules at the source and relay for the nonregenerative half-duplex MIMO relay channel. While antenna selection is a suboptimal form of beamforming, it has the advantage that the optimization is tractable and can be implemented with only a few bits of feedback from the destination to the source and relay.(More)
Interference alignment (IA) is a revolutionary wireless transmission strategy that reduces the impact of interference. The idea of interference alignment is to coordinate multiple transmitters so that their mutual interference aligns at the receivers, facilitating simple interference cancellation techniques. Since IA's inception, researchers have(More)
This paper presents a study on multiple-antenna interference channels, accounting for general overhead as a function of the number of users and antennas in the network. The model includes both perfect and imperfect channel state information based on channel estimation in the presence of noise. Three low-complexity methods are proposed for reducing the(More)
Sharing a multiantenna relay among several sectors is a simple and cost-effective way to achieving much of the gains of local interference mitigation in cellular networks. Next generation wireless systems, such as ones based on the Third Generation Partnership Projects Long-Term Evolution Advanced, will employ universal frequency reuse to simplify network(More)
—Interference alignment (IA) has been shown to achieve the maximum achievable degrees of freedom in the interference channel. This results in sum rate scaling linearly with the number of users in the high signal-to-noise-ratio (SNR) regime. Linear scaling is achieved by precoding transmitted signals to align interference subspaces at the receivers, given(More)