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Symbol Based Modulation Classification using Combination of Fuzzy Clustering and Hierarchical Clustering
Negar ahmadi, Reza Berangi
Pages - 123 - 137     |    Revised - 30-04-2010     |    Published - 10-06-2010
Volume - 4   Issue - 2    |    Publication Date - May 2010  Table of Contents
Fuzzy C-means, AMR, Modulation Classification, Hierarchical Clustering
Most of approaches for recognition and classification of modulation have been founded on modulated signal’s components. In this paper, we develop an algorithm using fuzzy clustering and consequently hierarchical clustering algorithms considering the constellation of the received signal to identify the modulation types of the communication signals automatically. The simulation that has been conducted shows high capability of this method for recognition of modulation levels in the presence of noise and also, this method is applicable to digital modulations of arbitrary size and dimensionality. In addition this classification finds the decision boundary of the signal which is critical information for bit detection.
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Mr. Negar ahmadi
- Iran
Dr. Reza Berangi
- Iran