COMMUNICATION THEORY

AND RADIO SYSTEMS GROUP

CURRENT RESEARCH AREAS

 

  • Modulation and coding.
  • Channel equalization and signal detection.
  • Multiple access techniques.
  • Diversity, multiple-inputs multiple-outputs (MIMO) radio links.
  • Application to radio systems and data storage systems
  • Satellites communication systems for fixed and moving terminals affected by rain attenuation

PUBLICATIONS

 

2007


International Journals

D.Piazza and L.B.Milstein, “Analysis of multiuser diversity in time-varying channels”, to appear in  IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

International Conferences

M. Magarini, "Spatial loading in V-BLAST systems with limited feedback and ZF-OSIC detection", Proc. Of International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS'07), Trondheim, Norway, 16-19 October 2007

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, "Spatial Detection and Multistage Decoding for LST-MLC MIMO Systems", Proc. 18-th Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications (TIWDC'07), Ischia island, Naples, Italy, pp. 3-17, Sept. 9-12, 2007.

A. Tomasoni, E. Gallizio, S. Bellini, "Low complexity and low latency training assisted channel estimation for MIMO-OFDM systems", Proc. IEEE International Symp. Personal Indoor and mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC'07), Athens, Greece, 03-07 Sept. 2007.


D.Piazza, G.Tartara, “Diversity and multiplexing in cooperative wireless cellular networks”,  Proc. IEEE ICC 2007,
24-28 June 2007 pp. 6067-6072 .

L. Reggiani, L. G. Galati, L. Dossi, "Multi-user sub-channel bit and power allocation in IEEE 802.16 systems", Proc.
IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-2007-Spring), 22-25 April 2007, pp. 3120-3124.

2006


International Journals

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, and A. Spalvieri, “Weight spectrum evaluation for multi-binary tailbiting turbo codes”, IEE Communications Proceedings, pp. 288-294, April 2006.

 

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, “Coset detection in MIMO systems based on spatial multiplexing”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 10, pp. 390-392, May 2006.


Book Contributions

M. Albanese, A. Spalvieri, "Coded Modulations for Digital Radio Links", pp. 5-14, in Industry Days 2003-2004, edited by D. Aquilano, M. Bezzi, V. Capasso, A. Micheletti, G. Naldi, T. Nieus, O. Rizzo, M. Sala, Bologna, Società Editrice Esculapio, 2005.

International Conferences

S. Bellini, M. Ferrari, A. Tomasoni, D. Gatti, F. Osnato, "A Low Complexity Turbo MMSE Receiver for W-LAN MIMO Systems", Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2006), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006, pp. 4119-4124.

M. Magarini, "Transmit Power Allocation for V-BLAST Systems with ZF-OSIC Detection", Proc. International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 06), Valencia, Spain, 5-8 Sept. 2006, pp. 11-15.

D. Piazza, G. Tartara, "Random beamforming in Cooperative Wireless Networks", 15th IST Mobile & Wireless Summit, 4-8 June 2006, pp. 1-5

D. Piazza, G. Tartara,"Opportunistic Frequency Reuse in Cooperative Wireless Cellular Systems", IEEE 17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 11-14 Sept. 2006, pp. 1-5.

L. Reggiani, U. Spagnolini, "Collision model for bit error rate analysis of Time Hopping impulse radio in multipath Nakagami-m channels", 49th IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2006), s. Francisco, CA, Usa, Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2006, pp. 1-5.

L. Reggiani, G. M. Maggio, A. Tomasetta, "Orthogonal convolutional modulation for UWB impulse radio communications", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2006), May 2006, pp. 1-4.

L. Reggiani, J. Fiorina, "Analysis of Hybrid Acquisition Schemes for Ultra Wide Band Impulse Radio", IEEE 17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Sept. 2006, pp. 1-5.

L. Reggiani, G. M. Maggio, "Coherent vs. Non-Coherent Detection for Orthogonal Convolutional Modulation: A Trade-Off Analysis", IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband, Sept. 2006, pp. 43-48.

A. Spalvieri, "Optimal loop filter of the discrete-time PLL", ISCC 2006, June 2006, pp. 1013-1018.

2005


International Journals

M. Ferrari and S. Bellini, “Weight spectrum evaluation for multi-binary tailbiting turbo codes”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 9, pp. 640-642, July 2005.

 

L. Reggiani and G. M. Maggio, “Rapid search algorithms for code acquisition in UWB impulse radio communications”, IEEE Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 23, pp. 898-908, May 2005.

 

International Conferences

E. Carni, A. Spalvieri, "Synchronous CDMA Based on the Cyclical translation of a CAZAC Sequence", Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2005), Siena, Italy, Settembre 2005, pp. 442-446.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, "Performance evaluation of the V-BLAST coset detector", Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2005), Siena, Italy, 5-9 Sept. 2005, pp. 18-21.

D. Piazza, U. Spagnolini, "Random beamfrorming for spatial multiplexing in downlink multiuser MIMO systems", IEEE International Symp. Personal Indoor and mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC'05), Berlin, Germany, 11-14 Sept. 2005, pp. 1-5.

D. Piazza, L. B. Milstein, "Impact of feedback errors in multiuser diversity systems", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-2005-Fall), Sept. 2005, pp. 257-261.

L. Reggiani, G. M. Maggio, "On the acquisition time for serial and parallel code search in UWB impulse radio", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems 2005 (ISCAS 2005), May, 2005, pp. 53-56, Vol. 1.

L. Reggiani, A. Tomasetta, "Trellis decision aided channel estimation in UWB impulse radio", IEEE International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Application (ICEAA 2005), Torino, Italy, pp. 619-622.

A. Spalvieri, D. lo Iacono, E. Messina, C. Volpe, "Serial Block Processing for Multi-code WCDMA Frequency Domain Equalization", WCNC 2005, Marzo, 2005, pp. 164-170.


Patents


L. Reggiani, G. Betti, F. Brenna. A. Dati, D. Giovenzana, A. Rossi, "Process for decoding signals and system and computer program product therefore", U.S. Patent No. 6.981.201 -Dec. 27, 2005.

L. Reggiani, G. M. Maggio, "Pseudo-chaotic communication method exploiting symbolic dynamics", U.S. Patent No. 6.882.689 - Apr. 19, 2005.

 

2004


International Journals

E. Matricciani, Service Oriented Statistics of Interruption Time Due to Rainfall In earth-Space Communication Systems, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 52, pp. 2083-2090, Aug. 2004.

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, Refinements and asymptotic performance of bandwidth-efficient turbo product codes”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 52, pp. 866-870, June 2004.

M. Albanese, A. Spalvieri, “Computing upper bounds to error probability of soft-decision decoding of Reed-Solomon codes based on the ordered statistics algorithm”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 50, pp. 337-344, Feb. 2004.

M. Ferrario, A. Spalvieri, R. Valtolina, “Design of transmit FIR filters for FDM data transmission systems”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 52, pp. 180-182, Feb. 2004.

Book Chapters

G. Tartara, "Sviluppi della Teoria della Comunicazione", in Evoluzione della Comunicazione, Istituto Lombardo, Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Milano, pp. 59-73, 2004, (in Italian).

International Conferences

A. Spalvieri and M. Magarini, “Computing the feedback filter of the decision feedback equalizer at the FFT speed”, Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 804-808, Oct.-Nov. 2004.

E. Matricciani, “Are concurrent rain attenuation and rain rate measurements really “concurrent”? The impact on prediction methods used to design satellite communication systems with high availability”, Proceedings of the 10thKa Band Communications Conference, Vicenza, October, 2004.

E. Matricciani, “Space communications with a 2–hop downlink with high availability from the moon”, Proceedings of the 10thKa Band Communications Conference, Vicenza, October, 2004.

F. Lacoste, C. Riva, E. Matricciani, U. C. Fiebig, M. Van de Kamp, A. Martellucci, “Development of time series synthesizers for Ka-Band satellite communication systems”, Proceedings of the CNES workshop on Earth-Space Propagation, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Toulouse, France, Oct. 2004.

L. Reggiani and G.M. Maggio, "Convolutional Acquisition for UWB-IR Pseudo-Chaotic Time Hopping", Proceedings of Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 04-Fall), Los Angeles, CA, pp. 4165-4169, Sept. 2004.

M. Albanese, A. Capone, and A. Spalvieri, “Probability of undetected error of hybrid ARQ over the Gilbert-Elliott channel”,
Proceedings of Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 04), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 306-310, Sept. 2004.


M. Magarini, L. Reggiani, and A. Spalvieri, “A reduced-state SISO algorithm for multilevel modulation in turbo equalization”, Proceedings of Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 04), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 791-795, Sept. 2004.

M. Magarini and A. Spalvieri, “A suboptimal detection scheme for MIMO systems with non-binary constellations”, Proceedings of Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 04), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1579-1582, Sept. 2004

M. Magarini and A. Spalvieri, “The role of virtual noise in unconstrained frequency domain equalization”, Proceedings of Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 04), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 469-473, Sept. 2004.

L. Reggiani, G.M. Maggio,  "Performance of a modified early-late gate synchronizer for UWB Impulse Radio", EUROEM 2004, Magdeburg, Germany, July 2004.


M. Magarini and A. Spalvieri, “A suboptimal detection scheme for MIMO systems with non-binary constellations”, TD(04)126, COST 273 10th MCM, Gothenburg, Sweden, 9-10 June 2004.


A. Galbiati, A. Spalvieri, “Analysis and implementation of a multilevel coded modulation scheme based on level combination”, in Proceedings of International zurich Seminar Communications 2004, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 56-59, Feb. 2004.

2003


International Journals

M. Albanese, I. Rinaldi, A. Spalvieri“Analysis, implementation and application of an ordered statistics decoder for the seRS(16,14) code”, IEE Proceedings-Communications,  vol. 150, pp. 249-252, Aug. 2003.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “The mean-square generalized delayed decision feedback sequence detector”, European Transactions on Telecommunications, vol. 14, pp. 265-268, May/June 2003.

M. Ferrari and S. Bellini, “Existence and uniqueness of the solution for turbo decoding of parallel concatenated single parity check codes”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 49, pp. 722-726, March 2003.

E. Matricciani, “Micro scale site diversity in satellite and troposphere communication systems affected by rain attenuation”, Space Communications, 2003.

Books

E. Matricciani, “Fondamenti di comunicazione tecnico-scientifica”, Milano, Apogeo, 2003, (in Italian).

Book Chapters

E. Matricciani, “Segnali”, in Manuale dell’Ingegnere, Nuovo Colombo, 84° ed., Hoepli, Milano, pp. N-310, N-337, 2003, (in Italian).

E. Matricciani, “Elementi di qualità nella comunicazione tecnico-scientifica”, in Manuale dell'Ingegnere, Nuovo Colombo, 84° ed., Hoepli, Milano, pp. R-31, R-55, 2003, (in Italian).

International Conferences

L. Reggiani and G. M. Maggio, “A Reduced-Complexity Acquisition Algorithm for UWB Impulse Radio”, in Proceedings of UWBST 2003, Reston, VA, Nov. 2003.

E. Matricciani, C. Riva, “Statistics of interruption time due to rainfall in satellite communication systems”, in Proceedings of  9th Ka Band Communications Conference, Ischia, Italy, pp. 207-214, 5-7 Nov. 2003.

M. Ferrari, S. Bertorelli and S. Bellini, “Rate variable multy-binary turbo codes”, in Proceedings 11th International Conference on Software Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2003), Split, Dubrovnik, Ancona, Venice, pp. 189-193, 7-10 Oct. 2003.

M. Ambroze, M. Tomlinson, M. Ferrari and S. Bellini, “Improving iterative product code performance by limited search list decoding”, in Proceedings of Eighth International Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications (SPSC 2003), Catania, Italy, 24-26 Sept. 2003


M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, A. Ambroze and M. Tomlinson, “Backbone interleaver design for multi-binary Turbo Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE 3rd International Symposium on Turbo codes, Brest, France, pp. 443-446, 1-5 Sept. 2003.


E. Matricciani, C. Riva, “Rain attenuation statistics useful to test time series synthesizers for applications to satellite communications”, in Proceedings of   IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Columbus, Ohio, June 22-27, 2003.

E. Matricciani,  “Micro scale site diversity as a rain attenuation countermeasure in communication systems”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Columbus, Ohio, June 22-27, 2003.


U. C. Fiebig, L. Castanet, J. Lemorton, E. Matricciani, F. Pérez-Fontán, C. Riva and R. Watson, “Review of Propagation Channel Modelling”, 2nd Workshop of the COST 280 Action “Propagation Impairments Mitigation for Millimetre-Wave Radio Systems”, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 26-28 May 2003;

 

M.Albanese and A.Spalvieri, “Reduced complexity ordered statistics decoding algorithm for MDS codes”, Proceedings of Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2003), Paris, France, pp. 308-311, March-April 2003.

M. Magarini, L. Reggiani, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “The benefits of the MMSE-DFE feedforward filter in reduced-complexity turbo equalization”, Prooceedings of International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2003), Papeete, French Polynesia, pp. 1189-1193, Feb. 2003.

Patents


A. Spalvieri, M. Albanese, R. Milani, I. Rinaldi, G. Verbana, "System and method for carrier recovery of modulated signals for optical transmission", European Patent, No. EP 03290760.2, 2003.

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini,, "Generatore di turbo codici",
Italian Patent, No. MI2003A001686, 2003.

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, "Metodo di codifica e decodifica di un flusso di dati numerici per la correzione di errori utilizzante un TurboCodice",
Italian Patent, No. MI2003A001686, 2003.

2002


International Journals

M. Tomlinson, M. Ferrari and A. Ambroze, “Search for good b/(b+1) high rate recursive systematic convolutional component codes”, IEE Electronics Letters , vol. 38, pp. 1691-1693, 5 Dec. 2002.

A. Paraboni, C. Capsoni, A. Bosisio, M. Ferrari, E. Matricciani, M.Ruggieri, E. Salomè and C. Bonifazi, “The 22 GHz Resource Sharing Experiment of the DAVID mission”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 38, pp. 1388-1397, Oct. 2002.

L. Agarossi, S. Bellini and P. Migliorati, “Effective Receivers for High Density Optical Recording”, IEICE Transactions on Electronics, vol. E85-C, pp. 1675-1683, Sept. 2002.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “The mean-square delayed decision feedback sequence detector”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 50, pp. 1462-1470, Sept. 2002.

L. Reggiani, G. Tartara, “Probability density functions of soft information”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 6, pp. 52-54, Feb. 2002.

International Conferences

D.Piazza and L.B.Milstein, “Multiuser diveristy - mobility tradeoff: modeling and performance analysis of a proportional fair scheduling”, Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM ’02, 17-21 Nov. 2002, pp. 748-752.


F. Osnato, F. Scalise, M. Siti, S. Valle and M. Ferrari, “Proposal for a New Bandwidth-efficient Digital Satellite TV System, Based on Flexible Rate Turbo Codes”, in Proceedings of ECWT 2002, Milan, Italy, 26-27 Sept. 2002 .

M. Frecassetti, F. Mazucchelli, A. Spalvieri, R. Valtolina, “Comparison between single carrier and multicarrier transmission for wireless indoor communications”, Prooceedings of European Conference on Wireless Technology (ECWT 2002), Milan, Italy, pp. 285-288, Sept. 2002.

 

M. Magarini, L. Reggiani, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “The benefits of the MMSE-DFE feedforward filter in reduced-complexity turbo equalization,” TD(02)161, COST 273 5th MCM, Lisbon, Portugal, 19-20 Sept. 2002.


M. Albanese, I. Rinaldi, A. Spalvieri, “FPGA implementation and analysis of a multilevel coded modulation scheme”, Proceedings of Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2002), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 2059-2062, Sept. 2002.

M. Magarini and A. Spalvieri, “MMSE decision feedback equalizer from channel estimate”, Proceedings of Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2002), Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1722-1726, Sept. 2002.

G. M. Maggio and L. Reggiani, “Power saving strategy for an UWB impulse radio transceiver using pct”, Proceedings of Radio and Wireless Conference, 2002.
RAWCON 2002, San Diego, CA, pp. 95-98, Aug. 2002.

F. Osnato, F. Scalise, M. Siti, M. Ferrari, “FEC codes for optical transmission systems at 40 Gbit/s”, in Proceedings of Wireless and Optical Communications conference (WOC 2002), Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 17-19, 2002.

M. Albanese, I. Rinaldi, A. Spalvieri, “Analysis and implementation of a multilevel coded modulation scheme”, Proceedings of International Conference on Circuits and Systems for Communications (ICCSC), St. Petersburg, Russia, pp. 170-173, June 2002.

W. Bux, A. D'Ambrosio and M. Ferrari, “A variable data rate satellite user terminal for multimedia communication able to react against weather impairments”, Proceedings of Data System in Aerospace (DASIA 2002), Dublin, Ireland, May 13-17, 2002.

D. Farnese, A. Leva, G. Paltenghi, A. Spalvieri, “Pulse superposition: a technique for peak-to-average power ratio reduction in OFDM modulation”, Proceedings of International Conference on Communications (ICC 2002), New York, vol. 3, pp. 1682-1685, , Apr.-May 2002 

M. Ferrari, F. Scalise, S. Bellini, “Prunable S-random interleavers”, Proceedings of International Conference on Communications (ICC 2002), New York, vol. 3, pp. 1711-1715, , Apr.-May 2002

L. Reggiani, G. Tartara, “Probability density functions of reliability information in PRML magnetic recording systems”, Proceedings of International Conference on Communications (ICC 2002), New York, vol. 3, pp. 1569-1573, Apr.-May 2002

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, “Reduced complexity sequence detection,” TD(02)032, COST 273 3rd MCM, Guildford, UK, 17-18 Jan. 2002.

2001


International Journals

G.M. Maggio, N. Rulkov, and L. Reggiani, “Pseudo-chaotic time hopping for UWB impulse radio”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, pp. 1424-1435, Dec. 2001.

E. Matricciani, “The “missing“ damage-temperature relationship in the Challenger incident”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 48, pp. 267-271, Aug. 2001.

L. Reggiani and G. Tartara, “On reverse concatenation and soft decoding algorithms for
PRML magnetic recording channels”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 19, pp. 612-618,  April 2001.

International Conferences

M. Ferrari, F. Osnato, M. Siti, S. Valle, S. Bellini, “Performance of concatenated reed-solomon and turbo codes with non ideal interleaving”, Proceedings of GLOBECOM ’01, San Antonio, TX, vol. 2, pp. 911-915, Nov. 2001.

L. Reggiani, G. Tartara, and G.M. Maggio, “A reduced-state soft input soft output algorithm based on state partitioning”, Proceedings of GLOBECOM ’01, San Antonio, TX, vol. 2, pp. 906-910, Nov. 2001.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “Performance evaluation of the MMSE delayed decision feedback sequence detector”, Proceedings of GLOBECOM ’01, San Antonio, TX, vol. 2, pp. 1356-1360, Nov. 2001.

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, “Low BER Turbo Codes for satellite communications”, ESA 7th International Workshop on Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Space Communications (DSP 2001), Lisboa, Portugal, pp. 1-3, Oct. 2001.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “Sensitivity of the mean-square DDFSD to a noisy estimate of the noise variance”, Proceedings of Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC ’01-Fall), Atlantic City, NJ, vol. 2, pp. 892 -896, Oct. 2001.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “Performance evaluation of the mean-square prefiltered
delayed decision feedback sequence detector”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2001), San Diego, CA, vol. 1, pp. 97-101, Oct. 2001.

F. Osnato, F. Scalise, M. Siti, S. Valle and M. Ferrari, “Technical Solutions for High Spectral Efficiency Transmission Applied to Digital Satellite TV”, 2001 International Broadcasting Convention (IBC2001), Amsterdam (HOL), pp. 14-18, Sep. 2001.

L. Reggiani and G.M.A. Maggio, “Applications of symbolic dynamics to UWB impulse radio”, Proocedings of International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2001), vol. 2 , pp. 153 -156,  2001.

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, “Importance sampling simulation of turbo product codes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Communications (ICC 01), June 2001.

M. Ferrario, R. Valtolina, and A. Spalvieri, “Design of transmit FIR filters for FDM data transmission systems”, Proceedings of International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2001), Bucharest, Romania, vol. 1, pp. 387-390, 4-7 June 2001.

A. Spalvieri, M. Magarini, and G. Tartara, “Mean-square prefiltered generalized delayed decision feedback sequence detection”, Proceedings of International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2001), Bucharest, Romania, vol. 3, pp. 447-449, 4-7 June 2001.

2000


International Journals

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, “Importance Sampling simulation of concatenated block codes”, IEE Proceedings-Communications, pp. 245-251, Oct. 2000.

E. Matricciani, “Experimental rain attenuation statistics estimated from radar measurements useful to design satellite communication systems for mobile terminals”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 43, pp. 1534-1546, Sept. 2000.

E. Matricciani, “An assessment of rain attenuation impact on satellite communication: Matching service quality and system design to the time of the day”, Space Communications, vol. 16, 195-205, 2000.


M. Magarini and A. Spalvieri, “Optimization of distributed detection systems under the minimum average misclassification risk criterion”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 46, pp. 1649-1653, July 2000.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “Improving error probability of the prefiltered Viterbi equalizer”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 4, pp. 137-139, April 2000.

E. Matricciani, “An assessment of rain attenuation impact on satellite communication: matching service duality and system design to the time of the day”, Space Communications, vol. 16, pp.195-205, 2000.


International Conferences

M. Ferrari, S. Bellini, “Cross-entropy, soft decoding, and turbo decoding”, International Symposium on turbo code, Brest, France, Sept. 2000.

M. Magarini, A. Spalvieri, and G. Tartara, “Comparison between two methods for delayed decision feedback sequence estimation”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2000), London, UK, vol. 2, pp. 1300-1304, 18-21 Sept. 2000.

M. Magarini and A. Spalvieri, “Optimization of decentralized quantizers in rate constrained data fusion systems”, Proceedings of IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2000), Honolulu, HI, vol. 3, pp. 966-968, 24-28 July 2000.

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