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  • Signal Processing at the University of Mondragon

    1. 1. Signal Theory and Communications Area Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa UNIVERSITY OF MONDRAGON Contact: Mikel Mendicute: [email_address] Egoitz Arruti: [email_address] Signal Processing Research at the University of Mondragón
    2. 2. Outline <ul><li>University of Mondragon </li></ul><ul><li>Signal processing team </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental research </li></ul><ul><li>Applied research and industrial projects </li></ul><ul><li>Main collaborators </li></ul>
    3. 3. 1.- University of Mondragon Mondragon
    4. 4. 1.- University of Mondragon The University <ul><li>Private university with three faculties: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty of Engineering (Mondragon High Politechnical School) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanities and Education Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Close to 8000 students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Funding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Fees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basque and Spanish Governments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R&D contracts with private companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mondragon Corporation: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biggest industrial corporation in the Basque Country (7th in Spain) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>90000 workers, 75% of them cooperativists (owners of the company) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The University is a cooperative and member of the corporation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Includes 12 research centers, around 260 companies </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. 2009/2010 Budget: 26,5 M € <ul><li>10-07-09 </li></ul>1.- University of Mondragon Budget
    6. 6. Outline <ul><li>University of Mondragón </li></ul><ul><li>Signal processing team </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental research </li></ul><ul><li>Applied research and industrial projects </li></ul><ul><li>Main collaborators </li></ul>
    7. 7. 2.- Signal Processing Team at MU Research lines at MU Engineering Faculty <ul><li>Structural Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Technology of plastics and composites </li></ul><ul><li>High performance machining processes </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced processes for materials forming </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Surface Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Management </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation and Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Telematics </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent and Distributed Control Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Signal Theory and Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Power Systems Applied to the Control Electrical Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Drive Systems Applied to Traction and the Generation of Electrical Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation in Industrial Design </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Design </li></ul><ul><li>Acoustics and Vibrations </li></ul><ul><li>ELECTRICAL ENERGY </li></ul><ul><li>INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>TECHNOLOGIES </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANIZATION AND INDUSTRIAL </li></ul><ul><li>MANAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND PROCESSES OF </li></ul><ul><li>MATERIALS TRANSFORMATION </li></ul><ul><li>MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR AND </li></ul><ul><li>PRODUCT DESIGN </li></ul><ul><li>Investigación y Transferencia en EPS-MU </li></ul><ul><li>10-07-09 </li></ul>
    8. 8. 2.- Signal Processing Team at MU Signal Theory and Communications Area <ul><li>Signal Theory and Communications Area: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 lecturers (7 doctors) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 PhD students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 grant students (1/2 day, MsC projects , etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 Teams: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision and Image processing (3 lecturers + 2 PhD students) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital systems for communications and control (5 lecturers + 1 PhD Student) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signal processing for communications: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 Lecturers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E. Arruti, J. M. Zabalegui, I.Sobrón, J. Altuna and M. Mendicute. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 PhD students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital TV: I. Sobrón, L. Martínez and P. Ochandiano </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiuser MIMO: M. Barrenechea and I. Jiménez. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Main tools for signal processing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Hunt Heron HEPC9 boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6 Virtex-II FPGAs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 TI DSPs. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Maxim RF front-ends (IQ input/output) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20 MHz, 2.4 – 5.2 GHz </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 VHS chasis from Lyrtech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 ADC + Virtex-II </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8 DAC + Virtex-II </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SignalMaster QUAD (2 DSP + 2 FPGAs Virtex-4) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Quad front-ends from Lyrtech (Maxim chips) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Agilent VXI + Vector Signal Analyzer (2 singles, one double) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DVB generation and analysis equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generic equipment: generators, network analyzers, etc. </li></ul></ul>2.- Signal Processing Team at MU Signal Theory and Communications Area
    10. 10. Outline <ul><li>University of Mondragón </li></ul><ul><li>Signal processing team </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental research </li></ul><ul><li>Applied research and industrial projects </li></ul><ul><li>Main collaborators </li></ul>
    11. 11. Multiuser MIMO <ul><li>MIMO: Multiple-Input Multiple-Output </li></ul><ul><li>Multiuser: Users share some bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast (downlink) </li></ul><ul><li>MAC (uplink) </li></ul><ul><li>Relaying </li></ul><ul><li>Precoding </li></ul><ul><li>CSI estimation and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Funding: </li></ul><ul><li>MULTIMIMO </li></ul><ul><li>MIMONET </li></ul><ul><li>DISCOMUL (1 y 2) </li></ul><ul><li>COMALCA </li></ul><ul><li>TERETRANS </li></ul>3.- Fundamental research
    12. 12. <ul><li>Optimization of precoding and relay algorithms for AF (amplify-and-forward) relaying in multiantenna multiuser scenarios: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vector precoding in AF relaying scenario. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-optimal linear precoding and relaying. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduling algorithms for cooperative and non-cooperative relaying trough differente repeaters. </li></ul></ul>Multiuser MIMO AF relaying 3.- Fundamental research
    13. 13. Algorithm design and implementation: - Design of a Fixed Sphere Encoder - FPGA implementation using Xilinx System Generator Sum-rate capacity bounds: - Upper and lower bounds on the sum-rate of VP systems, based on lattice theory. - Scheduling, QoS or balancing strategies based on the new bounds. Vector Precoding 3.- Fundamental research
    14. 14. <ul><li>Implementation of the FSE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample system: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6 transmit antennas and 6 single-antenna users. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>16-QAM modulation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tree-search configuration vector: n =[1,1,1,1,2,6] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 pipeline stages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Optimization for FPGA implementation: reduction of FPGA area and required embedded multipliers. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complexity and performance comparison of other well-known algorithms (K-Best, LLR-based, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul>Memoria de datos Memoria de canal UDEP 6 UDEP 5 UDEP 4 UDEP 3 UDEP 2 UDEP 1 UBM Vector Precoding 3.- Fundamental research
    15. 15. Digital Television <ul><li>New digital TV standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DVB-T2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DVB-NGH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>¿New? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LDPC codes </li></ul><ul><li>Iterativa decoding </li></ul><ul><li>Multiantenna transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Channel estimation </li></ul><ul><li>ICI cancelation </li></ul><ul><li>Funding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FURIA (1,2 y 3) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IKERTU (Fagor) </li></ul></ul>3.- Fundamental research
    16. 16. Digital Television <ul><li>Distributed MISO transmission in DVB-T2 and future DVB-NGH: Alamouti, Golden codes, Silver codes… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis of the SFBC codes in single-frequency networks (SFN) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis and reduction of detection complexity </li></ul></ul>3.- Fundamental research
    17. 17. Digital Television <ul><li>ICI cancelation algorithms for high-mobility DVB-T2 and DVB-NGH scenarios: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis of the influence of ICI and its cancelation on the performance of high-mobility DVB standards. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Iterative maximum-a-posteriori (MAP) ICI cancelation and LDPC decoding. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design of belief-propagation (BP) based ICI canceler.. </li></ul></ul>3.- Fundamental research
    18. 18. Digital Television <ul><li>Channel and ICI estimation for new DVB standards: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot distribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision-based iterative channel estimation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BEM (Basic Expansion Model) based channel estimation for high-doppler channels. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extension to MISO transmission (Alamouti, Golden, etc.) </li></ul></ul>3.- Fundamental research
    19. 19. Outline <ul><li>University of Mondragón </li></ul><ul><li>Signal processing team </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental research </li></ul><ul><li>Applied research and industrial projects </li></ul><ul><li>Main collaborators </li></ul>
    20. 20. <ul><li>Signal processing and communications projects for industry: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Algorithm design and simulation . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FPGA and DSP implementation of signal processing algorithms. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital television. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation of train networks and communications protocols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GAP-FIL: Channel equalizer for DVB-T repeaters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CANCEL: Echo canceller for digital SFN DVB-T repeaters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MC-CANCEL: Multi-channel echo canceler. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Train Switch: Simulation of train networks and protocols . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SDT/STT: DVB-S/T transmodulation and DVB table processing. </li></ul></ul>4.- Applied research and industrial projects
    21. 21. Outline <ul><li>University of Mondragón </li></ul><ul><li>Signal processing team </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamental research </li></ul><ul><li>Applied research and industrial projects </li></ul><ul><li>Main collaborators </li></ul>
    22. 22. 5.- Main collaborators Ikerlan Technologial Research Center <ul><li>Signal processing for Powerline communications </li></ul><ul><li>Two on-going PhDs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Robust multi access techniques for powerline communications systems “ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Methodology for SDR integration in rapid prototyping” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Indoor wireless channel measurements and modelling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Office & Railway Train </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RF transceiver based on rapid prototyping tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First steps towards SDR industrial communication system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Embedded Systems-Communications Area: </li></ul>
    23. 23. 5.- Main collaborators University Groups <ul><li>Recent collaborations (through the internship of our PhD students and researchers at their groups): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Edinburgh, UK. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Queen’s University Belfast, UK. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical University of Munich, Germany. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Turku, Finland. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Braunschweig, Germany. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chalmers University, Sweden. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Stratchclyde, UK. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. </li></ul></ul>