Digital Transmission Group (DTG)

Publications since 1992

Updated 28.1.2002

Theses

Patents

Journal and Conference Papers Classsified According to the Field of Study

Doctor of Technology (PhD) Theses

1.     Mika Grundström: Communication System Design for High Capacity and High Quality Video. Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, January, 1997.

2.     Jussi Vesma: Optimization and Applications of Polynomial-Based Interpolation Filters. Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, June, 1999.

3.     Hang Zhang: All-Digital Synchonization Techniques and Detection of TFM Signals in the Presence of DC Offsets. Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, December 1999.

4.     Mikko Valkama: Advanced I/Q Signal Processing for Wideband Receivers: Models and Algorithms. Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Nov. 2001

Licentiate of Technology Theses

5.     Jukka Rinne: Performance and Analysis of OFDM for Digital TV Broadcasting Systems. Thesis for the degree of Licentiate of Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, Jan. 1994.

6.     Hang Zhang: Symbol Synchronization in Digital Communications. Thesis for the degree of Licentiate of Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, Feb. 1996.

7.     Hongnian Xing: The Performance and Analysis of OFDM Systems for Mobile Communications. Thesis for the degree of Licentiate of Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, June 1997.

8.     Ridha Hamila: Teager-Kaiser Operator - Theory and Applications. Thesis for the degree of Licentiate of Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, January 1999.

9.     Ali Hazmi: Performance Analysis of OFDM Signal Transmission over CATV Networks. Thesis for the degree of Licentiate of Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, December 2001.

Diploma Engineer (M.Sc.) Theses

10.                        Kari Salminen: Simulation Model for Digital Television Broadcasting System Using Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Finland, Aug. 1994.

11.                        Kari Väisänen: Carrier Recovery Approaches in Digital Communications. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Finland, Jan. 1995.

12.                        Jussi Vesma: Timing Adjustment in Digital Receivers Using Interpolation. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, Nov. 1995.

13.                        Jari Peltoniemi: Residential Broadband Access. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Finland, Nov. 1995.

14.                        Vesa Tuukkanen: Maximum Likelihood Symbol Timing Recovery in All-Digital Receivers. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, Dec. 1996.

15.                        Jani Pikkarainen: Error Correction and Channel Estimation in DVB-T OFDM Receivers. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Finland, Sept. 1997.

16.                        Arto Palin: Symbol Synchronization in DVB-T OFDM System. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Information Technology, Finland, Sept. 1997.

17.                        Teemu Kupiainen: Downconversion and Channelization Algorithms for Flexible Receivers. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, June 1998.

18.                        Ari Viholainen: Transmultiplexer design for VDSL modems. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, August 1998.

19.                        Janne Helenius: Characterisation of Twisted Pair Cables for High Speed Digital Subscriber Line Applications. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, March 1999.

20.                        Carlos Crespo Gonzales: Algorithms for Soft-Bit Generation in Digital Terrestrial TV Receivers. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, May 1999.

21.                        Anna Zhuang: Channel Estimation in Wideband DS-CDMA. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, Sept. 1999.

22.                        Mikko Valkama: Advanced DSP for I/Q Imbalance Compensation in Digital Receivers. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Finland, Jan. 2000.

23.                        Liu Wei:  GPS Application and Simulation in Multipath Environment. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, April 2000.

24.                        Juho Pirskanen, AD-Conversion and Digital Filtering Requirements in Flexible Receivers. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Department of Electrical Engineering, June 2000.

25.                        Juuso Alhava: Channel Equalization in Filter Bank-Based Multicarrier Systems. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, Oct. 2000.

26.                        Yuan Yang:  Implementation of Perfect Reconstruction Cosine Modulated Filter Banks Using Digital Signal Processor. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, March 2001.

27.                       Tobias Hidalgo Stitz, Filter Bank Based Interference Detection and Suppression in Wideband Spread Spectrum Systems. M.Sc. thesis, Tampere University of Technology, Department of Information Technology, June 2001.

28.                        Ari Asp:  Characteristics of Telephone Cables for Wideband Applications. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, August 2001.

29.                        Carlos Carretero Sánchez: Discrete Multitone Modulation in VDSL Systems. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, Dec. 2001.

30.                        Francisco López Morán: Studies on fractional interpolation techniques. Thesis for the degree of Diploma Engineer, Tampere University of Technlogy, Dept. of Information Technology, Dec. 2001.

Patents

31.                        Jukka Rinne, "Method for Compensating Channel Errors In a Digital Data Communication System," U.S. Patent #5,987,063, Nov. 1999.

 Journal and Conference Papers Classsified According to the Field of Study

Multirate Signal Processing for Communications Receivers

32.                        Markku Renfors, Tapio Saramäki, "Pulse-shaping filters for digital transmission systems," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'92, Orlando, FL), pp. 467-471, Dec. 1992.

33.                        Kari Väisänen, Hang Zhang, Markku Renfors, "Receiver front-end signal processing with IIR filters," in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (FINSIG'95), pp. 62-66, June 1995.

34.                        Markku Renfors, Teemu Kupiainen, "Versatile building blocks for multirate processing of bandpass signals," in Proc. EUSIPCO'98 (Rhodos, Greece), pp. 273-276, Sept. 1998.

35.                        Ming Hu, Olli Vainio, Markku Renfors, "Digit-serial approach to wave digital filter design using parametrized macro module generators, in Proc. NORCHIP'98 (Lund, Sweden), Nov. 1998.

36.                        Ming Hu, Olli Vainio, Markku Renfors, "Digit-serial design of a wave digital filter," in Proc. 16th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (Venice, Italy), pp. 542-545, May 1999.

37.                        Juha Yli-Kaakinen, Ming Hu, Riku Uusikartano, Teemu Kupiainen, Markku Renfors, "Multirate digital filter design for a PAL TV modulator," IEEE Trans. Consumer Electronics, vol. 45, pp. 970-974, Aug. 1999. (Presented also at 1999 Int. Conf. on Consumer Electronics (ICCE'99, Los Angeles, CA), June 1999.)

38.                        Juha Yli-Kaakinen, Ming Hu, Teemu Kupiainen, Markku Renfors, "Digital Filter Design for a PAL TV modulator," in Proc. 6th IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (Pafos, Cyprus), pp. 249-252, Sept. 1999.

39.                        Ming Hu, Juha Yli-Kaakinen, Markku Renfors, and Olli Vainio, "A multiplier-free design for an integrated digital VSB filter using wave digital all-pass sections," in Proc. 8th International Symposium on Integrated Circuits, Devices and Systems, Singapore, pp. 126-129, Sept. 1999.

40.                        Juho Pirskanen, Markku Renfors, "Filter partitioning and wideband AD-conversion in multimode mobile terminals," in Proc. IEEE Nordic Signal Processing Symp., (Norsig 2000, Kolmården, Sweden), June 2000.

41.                        Juho Pirskanen, Markku Renfors, "Quantization and Jitter Requirements in Multimode Mobile Terminals," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. On Communications (ICC2001, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 1182-1186, June 2001.

Polynomial Interpolation Techniques

42.                        Hang Zhang, Markku Renfors, "A study of performance of all-digital symbol synchronizers with polynomial interpolators," in Proc. 1996 Int. Conf. on Communication Technology (Beijing, China), pp. 1013-1016, May 1996.

43.                        Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramäki, "Interpolation filters with arbitrary frequency response for all-digital receivers," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Syst. (ISCAS'96, Atlanta, GA), pp. 568-571, May 1996.

44.                        Hang Zhang, Markku Renfors, "A new optimal design method of polynomial-based interpolators," in Proc. 18th Biennial Symposium on Communications (Queens University, Kingston, Canada), pp. 143-146, June 1996.

45.                        Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramäki, "Optimization and efficient implementation of fractional delay FIR filters," in Proc. ICECS'96 (Rodos, Greece), pp. 546-549, Oct. 1996.

46.                        Jussi Vesma, Markku Renfors, Jukka Rinne, "Comparison of efficient interpolation techniques for symbol timing recovery," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'96, London, England), pp. 953-957, Nov. 1996.

47.                        Hang Zhang, "Interpolators for all-digital receivers," Electronics Letters, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 261-262, Feb. 1997.

48.                        Hamila Ridha, Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "Derivative approximations for sampled signals based on polynomial interpolation," in Proc. 1997 13th Int. Conf. on Digital Signal Processing (Santorini, Greece), pp. 939-942, June 1997. (Also in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (Pori, Finland), pp. 42-45, May 1997.)

49.                        Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramäki, "Optimization and efficient implementation of FIR filters with adjustable fractional delay," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Syst. (ISCAS'97, Hong Kong), pp. 2256-2259, June 1997.

50.                        Hamila Ridha, Jussi Vesma, Markku Renfors, Tapio Saramäki, "Discrete-time simulation of continuous-time systems using generalized interpolation techniques," in Proc. 1997 Summer Simulation Conf. (Arlington, VA), pp. 914-919, July 1997.

51.                        Jussi Vesma, Hamila Ridha, Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "Signal analysis via polynomial interpolation," in Proc. URSI/IEEE/INFOTECH OULU/PRO ELECTRONICA XXII Convention on Radio Science (Oulu, Finland), pp. 103-104, Nov. 1997.

52.                        Jussi Vesma, Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, Tapio Saramäki, "Continuous-time signal processing based on polynomial approximation, " in Proc IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits (ISCAS'98, Monterey, CA), pp. v61-v65, June 1998.

53.                        Jussi Vesma, Ridha Hamila, Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "Design of polynomial interpolation filters based on Taylor series," in Proc. EUSIPCO-98 (Rhodos, Greece), pp. 283-286, Sept. 1998.

54.                        Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramaki, Markku Renfors, "Combined matched filter and polynomial-based interpolator for symbol synchronization in digital receivers," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Syst. (ISCAS'99, Orlando, FL), pp. 94-97, May 1999.

55.                        Jussi Vesma, Ridha Hamila, Tapio Saramaki, Markku Renfors, " Polynomial-based interpolator for symbol synchronization and matched filtering in digital receivers," in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland), pp. 74-78, May 1999.

56.                        Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, "New design approach for Farrow-structured interpolators," in Proc. 1999 IEEE Pacific Rim Conf. on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (Victoria, BC, Canada), pp. 544-547, Aug. 1999.

57.                        Tapio Saramäki and Jussi Vesma, "Polynomial-based interpolation for digital signal processing applications - A tutorial review," in Proc. Computer Science & Information Technologies Conf. (Yerevan, Armenia), pp.120-129, Aug. 1999.

58.                        Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramaki, Markku Renfors," Polynomial-based interpolator for symbol synchronization in digital receivers," in Proc. URSI/IEEE XXIV National Convention on Radio Science (Turku, Finland), pp. 108-109, Oct. 1999.

59.                        Jussi Vesma, "A frequency-domain approach to polynomial-based interpolation and the Farrow structure," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems-II, vol. 47, pp. 206-209, March 2000.

60.                        Jussi Vesma and Tapio Saramäki, "Design and properties of polynomial-based fractional delay filters," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. on Circuits and Systems, (ISCAS2000, Geneva, Switzerland), May 2000.

61.                        Jussi Vesma, Francisco Lopez, Tapio Saramäki, and M. Renfors, "The effects of quantizing the fractional interval in interpolation filters," in Proc. IEEE Nordic Signal Processing Symp., (Norsig 2000, Kolmården, Sweden), June 2000.

62.                        Djordje Babic, Jussi Vesma, Markku Renfors, "Decimation by Irrational Factor using CIC-Filter and Linear Interpolation", in Proc. ICASSP 2001 (Salt Lake City, Utah), May 2001. (Also in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (Finsig’01, Espoo, Finland), pp. 1-4, June 2001.)

 Symbol Timing and Carrier Recovery Techniques

63.                        Hang Zhang, Markku Renfors, "A new symbol synchronizer with reduced timing jitter for QAM systems," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'95, Singapore), pp. 1292-1296, Nov. 1995.

64.                        Markku Renfors, Kari Väisänen, "Efficient IIR filters for pulse-shaping and jitter free frequency error detecion and timing recovery," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'95, Singapore), pp. 1440-1444, Nov. 1995.

65.                        Hang Zhang, Markku Renfors, "A study on symbol synchronization for QAM systems," in Proc. 38th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (Brazil), pp. 949-952, August 1995.

66.                        Jussi Vesma, Vesa Tuukkanen, Markku Renfors, "Maximum likelihood feedforward symbol timing recovery based on efficient digital interpolation techniques," in Proc. Nordig Signal Processing Symposium (NORSIG'96, Espoo, Finland), pp. 183-186, Sept. 1996.

67.                        Kari Väisänen, Markku Renfors, "Efficient IIR prefiltering for symbol timing recovery," in Proc Nordig Signal Processing Symposium (NORSIG'96, Espoo, Finland), pp. 1-4, Sept. 1996.

68.                        Jussi Vesma, Vesa Tuukkanen, Markku Renfors, "Combined interpolation and symbol timing recovery in digital receivers," in Proc. URSI/IEEE/IRC XXI Convention on Radio Science (Espoo, Finland), pp. 147-148, Oct. 1996.

69.                        Kari Väisänen, Markku Renfors, "All-digital symbol timing recovery scheme utilizing efficient IIR prefiltering," in Proc. 1997 Int. Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC'97, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 821-824, Sept. 1997.

70.                        Vesa Tuukkanen, Jussi Vesma, Markku Renfors, "Efficient near-optimal Maximum Likelihood symbol timing recovery in digital modems," in Proc. 1997 Int. Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC'97, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 825-829, Sept. 1997.

71.                        Vesa Tuukkanen, Jussi Vesma, Markku Renfors, "Combined interpolation and Maximum Likelihood Symbol timing recovery in digital receivers," in Proc. 1997 IEEE 6th Int. Conf. on Universal Personal Communications (ICUPC'97, San Diego, CA), pp. 698-702, Oct. 1997.

72.                        Jussi Vesma, Vesa Tuukkanen, Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, "Block-based feedforward maximum likelihood symbol timing recovery technique," in Proc. Communication Systems and Digital Signal Processing (CSDSP'98, Sheffield, UK), pp. 92-95, April 1998.

73.                        Ridha Hamila, Jussi Vesma, Hannu Vuolle, Markku Renfors, "Effect of frequency offset on carrier phase and symbol timing recovery in digital receivers," in Proc. 1998 URSI International Symposium on Signals, Systems, and Electronics, (ISSSE'98, Pisa, Italy), pp. 247-252, Sept. 1998.

74.                        Ridha Hamila, Jussi Vesma, Hannu Vuolle, Markku Renfors," Joint estimation of carrier phase and symbol timing using polynomial-based maximum likelihood technique, " in Proc. 1998 IEEE 6th Int. Conf. on Universal Personal Communications (ICUPC'98, Florence, Italy), pp. 369-373, October 1998.

75.                        Ridha Hamila, Jussi Vesma, Hannu Vuolle, Markku Renfors, "NDA maximum likelihood approach for timing and phase adjustment by polynomial-based interpolation," in Proc. 6th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (Melbourne, Australia), pp. 248-252, Nov. 1998.

76.                        Ridha Hamila, Jussi Vesma, Markku Renfors, "New frequency estimator for digital receivers," in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland), pp. 69-73, May 1999

77.                        Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, "New maximum likelihood based frequency estimator for digital receivers," in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conf. (WCNC'99, New Orleans, LA), pp. 206-210, Sept. 1999.

78.                        Kari Väisänen and Markku Renfors, "Efficient Digital Filters for Pulse Shaping and Jitter-Free Frequency Error Detection and Timing Recovery", Signal Processing, vol. 81/4, pp 829-844, April 2001.

Adaptive I/Q Imbalance Compensation Techniques

79.                        Mikko Valkama and Markku Renfors, "Advanced DSP for I/Q imbalance compensation in a low-IF receiver," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC2000, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA), June 2000. Also in Proc. URSI/IEEE XXIV National Convention on Radio Science (Turku, Finland), pp. 104-106, Oct. 1999.

80.                        Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors, and Visa Koivunen, "On the performance of interference canceller based I/Q imbalance compensation," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP 2000, Istanbul, Turkey), June 2000.

81.                        Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors, and Visa Koivunen, "BSS based I/Q imbalance compensation in communication receivers in the presence of symbol timing errors," in Proc. International Workshop on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Separation, (ICA 2000, Helsinki, Finland), June 2000.

82.                        Mikko Valkama and Markku Renfors, "Digital filter design for I/Q imbalance compensation," in Proc. X European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO2000, Tampere, Finland), September 2000.

83.                        Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors, and Visa Koivunen, "Blind source separation based I/Q imbalance compensation," to be presented in IEEE Symposium 2000 on Adaptive Systems for Signal Processing, Communication and Control, (Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada), October 2000.

84.                        Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors, Visa Koivunen, ”Compensation of Frequency-Selective I/Q Imbalances in Wideband Receivers: Models and Algorithms,” in Proc. Third IEEE Signal Processing Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC-01, Taiwan), pp. 42-45, March 2001.

85.                        Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors, “Second-Order Sampling of Wideband Signals,” in Proc.  IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Syst. (ISCAS’2001. Sydney, Australia), pp. 801-804, May 2001.

86.                        Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors, Visa Koivunen, ”Advanced Methods for I/Q Imbalance Compensation in Communication Receivers", IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 49, pp. 2335-2344, Oct. 2001.

Filter Bank Based Multicarrier Systems

87.                        Ari Viholainen, Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "Cosine-modulated filter bank design for multicarrier VDSL modems," in Proc. 6th IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (Melbourne, Australia), pp. 143-147, Nov. 1998.

88.                        Juuso Alhava, Ari Viholainen, "Implementation of nearly perfect reconstruction cosine-modulated filter banks," in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland), pp. 222-226, May 1999.

89.                        Ari Viholainen, Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "Nearly perfect-reconstruction cosine-modulated filter bank design for VDSL modems," in Proc. 6th IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS'99, Pafos, Cyprus), p. 373-376, Sept. 1999.

90.                        Ari Viholainen, Juuso Alhava, Janne Helenius, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "Equalization in filter bank based multicarrier systems," in Proc. 6th IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS'99, Pafos, Cyprus), pp. 1467-1470, Sept. 1999. (Also in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium, FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland, pp. 227-231, May 1999).

91.                        Markku Renfors, Hongnian Xing, Ari Viholainen, Jukka Rinne, "On channel equalization in filter bank based multicarrier wireless access systems," in Proc. VTC'99 Fall (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), pp. 228-232, Sept. 1999.

92.                        Tero Ihalainen, Juuso Alhava, Ari Viholainen, Hongnian Xing, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "On the performance of filter bank based multicarrier systems in xDSL and WLAN applications," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC200, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA), June 2000.

93.                        Juuso Alhava, Ari Viholainen, "Coefficient quantization in nearly perfect-reconstruction cosine-modulated filter banks," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP 2000, Istanbul, Turkey), June 2000.

94.                        Juuso Alhava, Ari Viholainen, "Coefficient quantization in perfect-reconstructive cosine-modulated filter banks," in Proc. X European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO2000, Tampere, Finland), September 2000.

95.                        Yuan Yang, Juuso Alhava, Markku Renfors, ”Implementation of Perfect Reconstruction Cosine-Modulated Filter Banks,” in Proc. The Third European DSP Education and Research Conference (Paris, France), Sept. 2000.    

96.                        Ari Viholainen, Juuso Alhava, Markku Renfors, “Implementation of parallel cosine and sine modulated filter banks for equalized transmultiplexer systems,” in Proc. Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2001, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), May 2001.

97.                        Juuso Alhava, “Time-domain equalizer for filter bank-based multicarrier communications,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC2001, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 184-188, June 2001.

98.                        Juuso Alhava, Markku Renfors, “Adaptive sine-modulated/cosine-modulated filter bank equalizer for transmultiplexers,” in Proc. European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD2001, Espoo, Finland), August 2001.

99.                        C.B. Ribeiro, P.S.R. Diniz, M.Renfors, M.L.R. Campos, “Transmultiplexer using fractional delays,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference  (Globecom 2001, San Antonio, TX, USA), Nov. 2001.

VDSL Channel Modeling and Capacity Estimation

100.                   Yaohui Liu, Janne Helenius, Timo Laakso, Markku Renfors, "Capacity estimation of VDSL connections based on channel measurements," in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland), pp. 262-266, May 1999.

101.                   Yaohui Liu, Janne Helenius, Timo Laakso, Markku Renfors, "VDSL capacity estimation based on in-field measurements," in Proc. Fifth Bayona Workshop on Emerging Technologies in Telecommunications (Bayona-Vigo, Spain), pp. 37-41, Sept. 1999.

102.                   Janne Helenius, Yaohui Liu, Markku Renfors, Timo Laakso, "Analysis of VDSL Capacity Based on Channel Measurements," in Proc. Broadband Access Conference (BAC'99, Cracow, Poland), pp. 160-166, Oct. 1999.

OFDM/DMT Signal Processing

103.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "The behavior of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signals in an amplitude limiting channel," in Proc. International Communication Conference 1994 (ICC'94, New Orleans, Louisiana), pp. 381-385, May 1994. (Also in in Proc. XIX Convention on Radio Science (Otaniemi, Finland), pp. 41-42, Oct. 1993.)

104.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "OFDM/MQAM signaling in the presence of Doppler", Proc. of the First TUT Symposium on Signal Processing, pp. 70-73, May 1994.

105.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "Equalization of orthogonal frequencydivision multiplexing signals," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'94, San Francisco, USA), pp. 415-419, Nov. 1994.

106.                   Jukka Rinne, Mika Grundström, Markku Renfors, "Effect of channel distortions on digital HDTV-system using frequency domain MR-OFDM." In N. Ninomiya, L. Chiariglione (Eds.), Signal Processing of HDTV. Elsevier, 1995. (Also in Proc. Workshop on HDTV'94 (Turin, Italy), Oct. 1994.)

107.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "A combined equalization scheme for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems in channels with multipath propagation and phase noise," in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium, (FINSIG'95), pp. 40-44, June 1995.

108.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "OFDM/MQAM signaling in the presence of slowly varying phase error," in Proc. PIMRC95 (Toronto, Canada), pp. 1303-1307, Sept. 1995.

109.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "An improved equalizing scheme for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems for time-variant channels," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'95, Singapore), pp. 879-883, Nov. 1995.

110.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "Performance of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems in terrestrial TV channels - A statistical analysis," IEEE Trans. Consumer Electronics, vol. CE-41, pp. 986-990, Nov. 1995. (Also in Proc. 1995 International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE'95, Rosemont, Il., USA, pp. 146-147, June 1995.)

111.                   Jukka Rinne, "An Equalization method using preliminary decisions for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems in channels with frequency selective fading", in Proc. VTC'96 (Atlanta, GA, USA) , pp. 1579-1583, April 1996.

112.                   Hongnian Xing, Petri Jarske, "Frequency domain pilot equalization for the OFDM signal in multipath fading channels," in Proc. 18th Biennial Symposium on Communications (Queens University, Kingston, Canada), June 1996.

113.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "Channel estimation in OFDM systems utilizing pilots, in Proc. IEEE Nordig Signal Processing Symposium (NORSIG'96, Espoo, Finland), pp. 187-190, Sept. 1996.

114.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "An equalization method for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems in channels with multipath propagation, frequency offset, and phase noise," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'96, London, England), pp. 1442-1446, Nov. 1996.

115.                   Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "Pilot spacing in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing systems on practical channels," IEEE Trans. on Consumer Electronics, vol. 42, pp. 959-962, Nov. 1996. (Also in Proc. 1996 International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE'96, Chicago, IL, pp. 4-5, June 1996.)

116.                   Jukka Rinne, "Optimization of channel estimation units for an OFDM system," in Proc. MICC'97 & ISPACS'97 (Kuala Lumpur), pp. S19.8.1-4, Nov. 1997.

117.                   Arto Palin, Jani Pikkarainen, Jukka Rinne, "Improved symbol synchronization method in OFDM system in channels with large delay spreads," in Proc. CSDSP'98 (Sheffield, UK), pp. 309-312, April 1998.

118.                   Arto Palin, Jukka Rinne, "Enhanced symbol synchronization method for OFDM system in SFN channels," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom 1998, Sydney, Australia), pp. 3238-3243, Nov. 1998.

119.                   Jukka Rinne, "OFDM with diversity reception in a mobile environment", in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium (FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland), pp. 44-48, May 1999.

120.                   Arto Palin, Jukka Rinne, "Symbol synchronization in DVB-T system in mobile environment," in Proc. 1999 Int. Conf. on Consumer Electronics (ICCE'99, Los Angeles, CA), pp. 180-181, June 1999.

121.                   E. Launay, J. Hammerschmidt and J. Rinne, "Antenna Diversity Techniques for Mobile and Portable DVB-T Receivers," in Proc. IBC'99 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), pp. 417-422, Sept. 1999.

122.                   Arto Palin, Jukka Rinne, "Symbol synchronization in OFDM system for time selective channel conditions," in Proc. ICECS'99 (Pafos, Cypros), pp. 1581-1584, Sept. 1999.

123.                   Jukka Rinne, "Subcarrier-based selection diversity reception of DVB-T in a mobile environment," in Proc. of VTC'99-Fall (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), pp. 1043-1047, Sept. 1999.

124.                   Jukka Rinne, “Some Elementary Suboptimal Diversity Reception Schemes for DVB-T in Mobile Conditions,” IEEE Trans. Consumer Electronics, vol. 46, pp. 847-850, Oct. 2000. (also in Proc. ICCE2000, Los Angeles, USA, June 2000),.

125.                   Jukka Rinne, "Majority selection and block-based selection diversity reception methods for 8k DVB-T in a mobile environment," in Proc. X European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO2000, Tampere, Finland), September 2000.

126.                   Ali Hazmi, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, “A simple cable TV network channel modelling and simulation,” in Proc. IASTED Int. Conf. On Modelling, Identification and Control (Innsbruck, Austria), pp. 813-817, Feb. 2001.

127.                   Ali Hazmi, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, “DVB-T signal over cable TV network and phase noise requirements,” in Proc. Third IEEE Signal Processing Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC-01, Taiwan), pp. 166-169, March 2001.

128.                   Ali Hazmi, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, “Transmission of DVB-T signal over cable TV network and phase noise requirements,” IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, vol. E84-A, pp. 966-970, April 2001.

129.                   A. Lakhzouri, Markku Renfors, “ Signal processor implementation of DMT based VDSL modems,“ in Proc. Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2001, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), May 2001.

130.                   Ali Hazmi, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, “DVB-T signal in cable TV network: advantages and limitations,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC2001, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 2281-2285, June 2001.

131.                   Jukka Rinne, “Diversity reception schemes for COFDM in a mobile environment utilizing soft-bit information,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Communications (ICC2001, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 3041-3045, June 2001.

132.                 Perttu Salmela, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, and Jarmo Takala, “Receiver timing correction in OFDM systems,“ in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Telecommunications, (Bucharest, Romania), vol. 2, pp. 21-26, June 2001.

133.                   A. Lakhzouri, Markku Renfors, “DMT based VDSL modem implementation using TMS320C64x,“ in Proc. of the 6th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC2001, Hammamet, Tunisia), July, 2001.

134.                   A. Lakhzouri, Markku Renfors, “Synchronization in DMT based VDSL modems,“ in Proc. International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2001, Malta), Sept. 2001.

Multicarrier CDMA

135.                   Hongnian Xing, Petri Jarske, "Frequency domain equalization for the multi-carrier spread-spectrum system in multipath fading channel," in Proc. ICCT'96 (Beijing, China), pp. 603-606, May 1996.

136.                   Hongnian Xing, Petri Jarske, Markku Renfors, "The performance analysis of a multi-carrier CDMA system using DQPSK modulation for frequency selective fading channels," in Proc. First IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (Paris, France), pp. 245-248. April 1997.

137.                   Hongnian Xing, Jukka Rinne, "The performance analysis of a two-dimensional CDMA system for frequency selective channels," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'98, Sydney, Australia), pp. 970-975, Nov. 1998. (Also in ICCT'98, Beijing, China, Oct. 1998.)

138.                   Hongnian Xing, Markku Renfors, "The performance evaluation of the multi-carrier CDMA system with frequency domain equalization," in Proc. VTC'99 Fall (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), pp. 2362-2366, Sept. 1999.

139.                   Hongnian Xing, Jukka Rinne, Markku Renfors, "The performance analysis of multicarrier CDMA systems using different spreading codes in frequency selective fading environment," in K. Fazel (Ed.): Multi-Carrier Spread Spectrum and Related Topics. Kluwer, 1999. (Presented in the 2nd Multi-Carrier Spread-Spectrum Workshop, Oberpffafenhofen, Germany, Sept. 1999.)

Channel Estimation in CDMA Systems

140.                   Ridha Hamila, Elena-Simona Lohan, and Markku Renfors, "Multipath delay estimation in GPS receivers," in Proc. IEEE Nordic Signal Processing Symp., (Norsig 2000, Kolmården, Sweden), June 2000. Also in in Proc. Finnish Wireless Communications Workshop (FWCW'2000, Oulu, Finland), May 2000..

141.                   Elena-Simona Lohan, M. Renfors, "Feedforward approach for estimating the multipath delays in CDMA systems," in Proc. IEEE Nordic Signal Processing Symp., (Norsig 2000, Kolmården, Sweden), June 2000. Also in Proc. Finnish Wireless Communications Workshop (FWCW'2000, Oulu, Finland), May 2000.

142.                   Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, "NDA versus DD multipath delay estimation in wideband CDMA systems," in Proc. 2000 Int. Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC2000, London, Enland), Sept. 2000.

143.                    Elena-Simona Lohan, Anna Zhuang, Markku Renfors, "Comparison of decision-directed and pilot-aided algorithms for complex channel tap estimation in a downlink WCDMA system, " in Proc. 2000 Int. Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC2000, London, Enland), Sept. 2000. Also in Proc. Finnish Wireless Communications Workshop (FWCW'2000, Oulu, Finland), May 2000.

144.                   Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, "Combined DA/DD/NDA channel estimation techniques for downlink WCDMA," in Proc. VTC 2000 Fall (Boston, MA), Sept. 2000. Also in Proc. URSI/IEEE XXIV National Convention on Radio Science (Turku, Finland), pp. 58-59, Oct. 1999.

145.                   Anna Zhuang, Markku Renfors, "Combined pilot aided and decision directed channel estimation for the Rake receiver", in Proc. VTC 2000 Fall (Boston, MA), Sept. 2000. Also in Proc. URSI/IEEE XXIV National Convention on Radio Science (Turku, Finland), pp. 120-121, Oct. 1999.

146.                   Hamila Ridha, Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, "A new approach for multipath delay estimation in GPS receivers," in Proc. 3rd International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, (WPMC'00, Bangkok, Thailand), Nov. 2000.

147.                   Hamila Ridha, Markku Renfors, "Nonlinear operator for multipath channel estimation in GPS receivers," in Proc. 7th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits & Systems (ICECS'2K, Kaslik, Lebanon), Dec. 2000.

148.                   Elena-Simona Lohan, Anna Zhuang, Markku Renfors, "Robustness of Practical Channel Estimation Methods  to Delay Estimation Errors in Downlink WCDMA Systems," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf on Communications (ICC2001, Helsinki, Finland), pp. 540-544, June 2001.

149.                   Babak Soltanian, Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, "A novel Rake Receiver Architecture Based on Interpolation Techniques", in Proc. ECCTD 2001 (Helsinki, Finland), Aug. 2001.

150.                 Ridha Hamila, Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, “Novel Technique for Multipath Delay Estimation in GPS Receivers,” in Proc. 2001 Int. Conf on Third Genereation Wireless and Beyond (San Francisco, CA, USA), pp. 993-998, May 2001.

151.                 Babak Soltanian, Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, "Performance of a Practical Rake receiver for WCDMA Downlink in the Presence of Interfering Users," in Proc. VTC Fall (Atlantic City, NJ), Oct. 2001.

152.                   Elena-Simona Lohan, Ridha Hamila, and Markku Renfors,  "Performance analysis of an efficient multipath delay estimation approach in CDMA multiuser environment,"   in Proc. 2001 Int. Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC2001, San Diego, CA, USA), Sept. 2001

153.                   Ridha Hamila, Elena-Simona Lohan, and Markku Renfors, "Effect of correlation estimation on multipath delay estimation technique in DS-CDMA systems", in Proc. Fourth International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications  (WPMC'01, Aalborg, Denmark), pp 331-334,  Sept. 2001.

154.                   Hamila Ridha, Elena-Simona Lohan and Markku Renfors, ”Cramer-Rao bound for multipath time delays in a DS-CDMA System”,  in Proc. Fourth International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications  (WPMC'01, Aalborg, Denmark), pp 1043-1047,  Sept. 2001.

155.                   Elena-Simona Lohan, Babak Soltanian and Markku Renfors, ”Interpolation-based delay tracking unit for a baseband Rake receiver,”  in Proc. Fourth International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications  (WPMC'01, Aalborg, Denmark), pp 887-890,  Sept. 2001.

156.                 Babak Soltanian, Vesa Lehtinen, Elena-Simona Lohan, Markku Renfors, "Complexity analysis of an interpolation-based Rake receiver for WCDMA systems", in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom 2001, San Antonio, TX, USA), Nov. 2001.

Digital Filter Design and Implementation

157.                   Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "A Remez-type algorithm for designing digital filters composed of all-pass sections based on phase approximations," in Proc. 38th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (Brazil), pp. 571-575, August 1995.

158.                   Olli Vainio, Markku Renfors, Tapio Saramäki, "Recursive implementation of FIR differentiators with optimum noise attenuation," in Proc. IEEE Instrumentation and Measurements Technology Conference (Brussels, Belgium), pp. 344-349, June 1996.

159.                   Olli Vainio, Markku Renfors, Tapio Saramäki, "Recursive implementation of FIR differentiators with optimum noise attenuation," Trans. IEEE Instrum. Meas., vol. 46, pp. 1202-1207, October 1997.

160.                   Tapio Saramäki, Markku Renfors, "Nth-band filter design " in Proc EUSIPCO'98 (Rhodos, Greece), pp. 1943-1948, Sept. 1998.

Teager Energy Based Signal Processing

161.                   Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, Moncef Gabbouj, Jaakko Astola, "Time-frequency signal analysis using teager energy," in Proc. Fourth IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits & Systems, (ICECS'97, Cairo, Egypt), pp. 911-914, Dec. 1997.

162.                   T. Bysted, Ridha Hamila, Moncef Gabbouj, Markku Renfors, Jaakko Astola, "Teager correlation function," in Proc. Nordig Signal Processing Symposium (NORSIG'98, Vigsö, Denmark), pp. 133-136, June 1998.

163.                   Ridha Hamila, F.Alaya Cheikh, Jussi Vesma, Moncef Gabbouj, "Relationship between the Wigner-distribution and the Teager energy," in Proc EUSIPCO'98 (Rhodos, Greece), pp. 1857-1860, Sept. 1998.

164.                   Ridha Hamila, Jaakko Astola, F. Alaya Cheikh, Moncef Gabbouj, Markku Renfors, "Teager energy and the ambiguity function," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 47, pp. 260-262, Jan. 1999.

165.                   Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, Gudni Gunnarsson, Marko Alanen, "Data processing for mobile phone positioning," in Proc. VTC'99 Fall (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), pp. 446-449, Sept. 1999. (Also in Proc. Finnish Signal Processing Symposium, FINSIG'99, Oulu, Finland, pp. 147-150, May 1999).

166.                   Ridha Hamila, Markku Renfors, Taneli Haverinen, and Gudni Gunnarsson, "Teager-Kaiser operator based filtering," in Proc. X European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO2000, Tampere, Finland), September 2000.

Miscelaneous

167.                   Mika Grundström, Markkku Renfors, "Joint source-channel coding for reliable transmission of digital television," in Proc. Nordig Signal Processing Symposium (NORSIG'94, Ålesund, Norway), June 1994.

168.                   Mika Grundström, Markku Renfors, "Multiresolution modulation for efficient broadcast of information," in Proc. SPIEs Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP94, Chicago, Il., USA), pp. 906-914, Sept. 1994.

169.                   Mika Grundström, Mika Lepistö, Roy Mickos, Markku Renfors, "An ATM end system design for the network termination in the heterogenous network environment," in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'96, London, England), pp. 1534-1538, Nov. 1996.

170.                   Mika Grundström, Markku Renfors, "Jitter control in delivery of VBR video over ATM network," in Proc. Int. Workshop on Audio-Visual Services over Packet Networks (AVSPN97, Aberdeen, Scotland), pp. 213-217, Sept. 1997.

171.                   Kalle Palomaki, Jarkko Niittylahti, Markku Renfors, "Numerical sine and cosine synthesis using a complex multiplier," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Syst. (ISCAS'99, Orlando, FL) , pp. 356-359, June 1999.

172.                   Riku Uusikartano, Jarkko Niittylahti, Markku Renfors, "Area-optimized FPGA implementation of a digital FM modulator," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits Syst. (ISCAS'99, Orlando, FL) , pp. 360-362, May 1999.

173.                   Gotchev, Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramäki, and Karen Egiazarian, "Digital image resampling by modified B-spline functions," in Proc. IEEE Nordic Signal Processing Symp., (Norsig 2000, Kolmården, Sweden), June 2000.

174.                   Gotchev, Jussi Vesma, Tapio Saramäki, and Karen Egiazarian, "Modified B-spline functions for efficient image interpolation," in Proc. IEEE First Balkan Conference on Signal Processing, Communications, Circuits and Systems, (Istanbul, Turkey), June 2000.