Stepped-Carrier OFDM V2V Resource Allocation for Sensing and Communication Convergence
Paper in proceedings, 2020

Stepped-carrier orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) radar is a promising low-cost alternative to conventional OFDM radar for automotive applications due to its capability to provide high resolution with low-rate analog to-digital converters (ADCs). In this paper, we investigate centralized time-frequency resource allocation strategies in vehicular networks for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) sidelinks employing stepped-carrier OFDM waveform for joint radar sensing and communications. To quantify radar-communication performance trade-offs, we formulate a nonlinear integer programming problem for weighted optimization of radar accuracy and communication spectral efficiency, and perform Boolean relaxation to obtain an efficiently solvable convex program. Simulation results demonstrate radar-optimal and communication-optimal operation regimes, providing insights into time-frequency weightings along the trade-off curve.

resource allocation

orthogonal frequency division multiplexing

joint radar communications

Author

Furkan Keskin

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

Canan Aydogdu

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

Henk Wymeersch

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

2020 14TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION (EUCAP 2020)

2164-3342 (ISSN)

14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
Copenhagen, Denmark,

A High-Sensitive Green Localization System for High-Speed Self-Driving Vehicles (GREENLOC)

European Commission (EC), 2017-01-01 -- 2018-12-31.

Combined Radar-Based Communication and Interference Mitigation for Automotive Applications

VINNOVA, 2019-01-01 -- 2020-12-31.

Subject Categories

Telecommunications

Communication Systems

Signal Processing

DOI

10.23919/EuCAP48036.2020.9135203

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