MMSE based two-stage beamforming for large-scale multi-user MISO systems

Younghyun Jeon, Changick Song, Seungjoo Maeng, Myonghee Park, Inkyu Lee

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Abstract

In this paper, we study a joint spatial division multiplexing (JSDM) beamforming scheme which enables large-scale spatial multiplexing gains for massive MIMO downlink systems. In contrast to the conventional JSDM which employs a block diagonalization (BD) method as a pre-beamformer, we aim to maximize sum-rate by applying minimum-mean-squared error (MMSE) approaches when designing a pre-beamformer and a multi-user precoder sequentially. First, to suppress inter-group interference, we design the pre-beamformer which minimizes an upper bound of the sum mean-squared-error in the large-scale array regime. Then, to mitigate same-group interference, we present the multi-user precoder based on the weighted MMSE (WMMSE) optimization method, which requires the same channel state information overhead as the conventional JSDM. Through simulation results, we confirm that the proposed two-step beamforming method brings substantial performance gains in terms of sum-rate over the conventional JSDM schemes especially in low to medium signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) regime.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781509032549
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Dec 21
Event27th IEEE Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2016 - Valencia, Spain
Duration: 2016 Sep 42016 Sep 8

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Other27th IEEE Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2016
CountrySpain
CityValencia
Period16/9/416/9/8

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Jeon, Y., Song, C., Maeng, S., Park, M., & Lee, I. (2016). MMSE based two-stage beamforming for large-scale multi-user MISO systems. In 2016 IEEE 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2016 [7794666] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794666