Concrete MAP Detection: A Machine Learning Inspired Relaxation
Conference: WSA 2020 - 24th International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas
02/18/2020 - 02/20/2020 at Hamburg, Germany
Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 291: WSA 2020
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Beck, Edgar; Bockelmann, Carsten; Dekorsy, Armin (Department of Communications Engineering, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany)
Motivated by large linear inverse problems where the complexity of the Maximum A-Posteriori (MAP) detector grows exponentially with system dimensions, e.g., large MIMO, we introduce a method to relax a discrete MAP problem into a continuous one. The relaxation is inspired by recent ML research and offers many favorable properties reflecting its quality. Hereby, we derive an iterative detection algorithm based on gradient descent optimization: Concrete MAP Detection (CMD). We show numerical results of application in large MIMO systems that demonstrate superior performance w.r.t. all considered State of the Art approaches.