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Performance evaluation of direction-of-arrival (DOA) estimation algorithms for mobile communication systems

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Original languageEnglish
Pages1055 - 1059
StatePublished - May 2000


Spatial filtering for mobile communications has attracted a lot of attention over the last decade and is currently considered a very promising technique that will help future cellular networks achieve their ambitious goals. One way to accomplish this is via array signal processing with algorithms which estimate the direction-of-arrival (DOA) of the received waves from the mobile users. This paper evaluates the performance of a number of DOA estimation algorithms. In all cases a linear antenna array at the base station is assumed to be operating in a typical cellular environment

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Sponsorship: The authors would like to thank Robert J. Piechocki for providing the channel model to be used for this study. Also K. AlMidfa would like to thank Emirates Telecommunications Corporation-ETISALAT for sponsoring his Ph.D. studies Terms of use: Copyright © 2000 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2000. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it Name of Conference: 51st Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2000 (VTC-Spring-2000) Venue of Conference: Tokyo, Japan

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  • adaptive antenna arrays, direction-of-arrival estimation

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