Title: A near-optimal linear crosstalk canceler for upstream VDSL
Authors: Cendrillon, Raphael ×
Ginis, George
Van den Bogaert, Etienne
Moonen, Marc #
Issue Date: Aug-2006
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Series Title: IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing vol:54 issue:8 pages:3136-3146
Abstract: Crosstalk is the major source of performance degradation in VDSL. Several crosstalk cancelers have been proposed to address this. Unfortunately, they suffer from error propagation, high complexity, and long latency. This paper presents a simple, linear zero-forcing (ZF) crosstalk canceler. This design has a low complexity,and no latency and does not suffer from error propagation. Furthermore, due to the well-conditioned. structure of the VDSL channel matrix, the ZF design causes negligible noise enhancement. A lower bound on the performance of the linear ZF canceler is. derived. This allows performance to be predicted without explicit knowledge of the crosstalk channels, which simplifies service provisioning considerably. This bound shows that the linear ZF canceler operates close to the single-user bound. Therefore, the linear ZF canceler is a low-complexity, low-latency design with predictable near-optimal performance. The combination of spectral optimization and crosstalk cancellation is also considered. Spectra optimization in a multiaccess channel generally involves a complex optimization problem. Since the linear ZF canceler decouples transmission on each line, the spectrum on each modem can be optimized independently, leading to a significant reduction in complexity.
ISSN: 1053-587X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:ESAT - STADIUS, Stadius Centre for Dynamical Systems, Signal Processing and Data Analytics
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