Interference-cancellation-based IPDL method for position location in WCDMA systems

Sangheon Kim, Yangseok Jeong, Chungyong Lee

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An interference-cancellation-based idle period downlink (IC-IPDL) method is proposed to improve hearing in mobile-positioning systems. While the IPDL method ceases all transmissions in the serving base station during short intervals, the proposed IC-IPDL method maintains common pilot channel (CPICH) during an idle period to provide better stability to the wireless communication systems. Instead, CPICH is cancelled out in a mobile by using interference-cancellation techniques. The performances of the proposed method and the IPDL method are theoretically analyzed and the analyses are verified through computer simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-126
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Manuscript received August 5, 2003; revised April 12, 2004, September 2, 2004, and September 10, 2004. This work was supported in part by the University Research Program, Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea, and in part by Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. The review of this paper was coordinated by Dr. R. Klukas.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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