CN  Vol.4 No.3 , August 2012
Pilot Based Channel Estimation in Broadband Power Line Communication Networks
ABSTRACT
In this paper pilot based channel estimation is being considered for broadband power line communication (BPLC) networks witch used orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) in order to transmit high rate data. To estimate channel in time or frequency some pilot must be used. Number of these pilots and deployment of them is very important for proper estimation in different channel with varying time and frequency. Carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) and hybrid multiple access protocol are taken into consideration in MAC sub-layer. Multilayered perceptions neural network with backpropagation (BP) learning channel estimator algorithm with different pilot deployment compare to classic algorithm in for channel estimating. Simulation results show the proposed neural network estimation decreases bit error rate and therefore network throughput increases.

Cite this paper
M. Kh. Andari and A. A. Beheshti, "Pilot Based Channel Estimation in Broadband Power Line Communication Networks," Communications and Network, Vol. 4 No. 3, 2012, pp. 240-247. doi: 10.4236/cn.2012.43028.
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