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Implementation of an adaptive burst DQPSK receiver over shallow water acoustic channel. IJEEE. 2005; 1 (1) :18-27
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-40-en.html

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In an environment such as underwater channel where placing test equipments are difficult to handle, it is much practical to have hardware simulators to examine suitably designed transceivers (transmitter/receiver). The simulators of this kind will then allow researchers to observe their intentions and carry out repetitive tests to find suitable digital coding/decoding algorithms. In this paper, a simplified shallow water digital data transmission system is first introduced. The transmission channel considered here is a stochastic DSP hardware model in which signal degradations leads to a severe distortion in phase and amplitude (fades) across the bandwidth of the received signal. A computer base-band channel model with frequency non-selective feature is derived by the authors [10-11]. This system was based on fullraised cosine channel modelling and proved to be the most suitable for vertical and shortrange underwater communication csdfher), with a reflected path (specula component, when the acoustic hydrophone receives reflected signals from surface and bottom of the sea) and a random path (diffused component, when the acoustic hydrophone receives scattered signals from the volume of the sea). The model assumed perfect transmitter-receiver synchronization but utilized realistic channel time delays, and demonstrated the timevarying characteristics of an underwater acoustic channel observed in practice. In this paper, they are used to provide a full system simulation in order to design an adaptive receiver employing the most advanced digital signal processing techniques in hardware to predict realizable error performances.
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Received: 2008/10/12

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