This paper divides antennas at the transmitter into several transmit antenna groups (TAGs) and extends the generalized spatial modulation (GSM) idea to a new precoding-aided multiple-input multiple-output system, which is referred to as precoding-aided GSM (PGSM) system. To mitigate the influence caused by correlated channels, we consider the interleaved grouping scheme which leads to a minimum antenna correlation within the same TAG. To select the receive antenna subset with low complexity, we propose an iterative greedy (IG) algorithm that contributes to a maximum equivalent channel gain with low-computational complexity. To reduce the complexity of maximum likelihood (ML) detector, a low complexity IG algorithm-based ML (IG-ML) detector is also derived. Simulation results show that the bit error rate (BER) performance gain up to 3.5 dB is obtained by the proposed PGSM with IG-ML detector over the PGSM with an ordered block minimum mean-squared error detector at a given BER of 10-4. It is also shown that the proposed PGSM with the IG-ML detector achieves a similar BER performance in a high signal-to-noise power ratio region compared with that of an ideal precoding for the GSM with an optimal ML detector.
- Transmit antenna groups (TAGs)
- iterative greedy (IG) algorithm
- maximum likelihood (ML)
- precoding aided GSM (PGSM)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Science(all)
- Materials Science(all)