Apparatus and method for classifying modulations in multipath environments

  • US 8,385,473 B2
  • Filed: 03/16/2007
  • Issued: 02/26/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/16/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for use in a receiver, the method comprising:

  • determining a maximum fluctuation range (MFR) from a normalized fourth-order cumulant of a received signal;

    classifying a modulation type of the received signal as a function of the determined MFR; and

    setting a demodulator to a corresponding one of at least two demodulation modes in accordance with the modulation type to process the received signal.

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