Use of the genetic algorithm to improve bit error rates in CDMA wireless communication systems

A. Kitabi, W. K. Jenkins

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In Code Division Multiple access (CDMA) communications systems multiple access interference limits the capacity systems using conventional single user correlation or matched filter receivers. This paper considers multiuser detection from a combinatorial optimization viewpoint by implementing the Genetic Algorithm (GA) on the reverse link of an IS-95 CDMA system. Experimental results suggest that a GA multiuser detector provides an attractive alternative to other types of multi-user detectors with regard to the rate of convergence and improved bit error rates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1540-1544
Number of pages5
JournalConference Record of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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