- Covers the theory and applications of linear processing transmit diversity and MIMO methods that operate both with and without channel state information
- Presents specific examples of high throughput, low complexity space–time codes both for MIMO and MISO systems
- Provides a detailed and elaborated discussion on the theory of linear space–time block codes
- Contains closed loop transceiver techniques for maximal exploitation of channel state feedback
PART I: INTRODUCTION.
Diversity Gain, SNR Gain and Rate Increase.
PART II: OPEN–LOOP METHODS.
Open–loop Concepts: Background.
Matrix Modulation: Low SNR Aspects.
Increasing Symbol Rate: Quasi–orthogonal Layers.
Matrix Modulation: High SNR Aspects.
Robust and Practical Open–loop Designs.
High–rate Designs for MIMO Systems.
PART III: CLOSED–LOOP METHODS.
Closed–loop Methods: Selected Multi–antenna Extensions.
Analysis of Closed–loop Concepts.
Hybrid Closed–loop and Open–loop Methods.
Appendix A: Symmetries, Invariants and Inequalities.
Appendix B: Matrix Representations of Clifford Algebras.