Researcher Information - A/Prof Linda Davis

Personal Details

Name A/Prof Linda M Davis
Affiliation Agere Research
Agere Systems Australia
Contact Details Macquarie University
North Ryde, NSW
Phone: 02 9850 9129
Fax: 02 9850 9128
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Linda Davis recently returned to academia, and is now leading the integrated Wireless Communication Systems research group within the Department of Electronics at Macquarie University. Linda has much industrial wireless research experience, previously holding research positions with Agere Systems, Bell Labs, and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.

Linda's research interests include algorithms and architectures for single and multi-antenna wireless systems with emphasis on channel estimation, equalization, detection and decoding.

Linda received her B.E. (Elec) with honours from the University of Adelaide in 1994, and her Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne in 1999. In 2005, she obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Management from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM).

Linda is a co-founder of the annual Australian Communication Theory Workshop.

Linkages and Collaboration

Wireless Futures
ICT Centre
Participation in multi-antenna wireless forum
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Newcastle
ARC Linkage Grant


Project1 Active2
Brett Ninness, Steven Weller, Chris Nicol and Linda Davis.
Advanced space-time coded multiuser wireless communications via test-bed development
ARC Linkage.

Areas of Expertise

Research Areas Communications Theory; Space-Time Communications; Signal Processing; Channel Modeling; Error Control Coding;
Application Areas Mobile Communications; Wireless Data Communications; Broadband Communications;

Selected Publications

  1. Linda Davis, Iain Collings and Peter Hoeher. Joint MAP Equalization and Channel Estimation for Frequency-Selective and Frequency-Flat Fast-Fading Channels. IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 2106-2114, December 2001.
  2. Linda Davis and Iain Collings. DPSK vs Pilot-Aided PSK MAP Equalization for Fast-Fading Channels. IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 226-228, February 2001.
  3. Linda Davis, Iain Collings and Robin Evans. Coupled Estimators for Equalization of Mobile Fast-Fading Channels. IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 1262-1265, October 1998. [ Abstract ]
  4. Linda Davis, David Garrett, Graeme Woodward, Mark Bickerstaff and Francis Mullany. System architecture and ASICs for a MIMO 3GPP-HSDPA receiver. In Proceedings of the Spring Vehicular Technology Conference, 2003, pages 818-822, Jeju, Korea, April 3. [ Abstract ]
  5. David Garrett, Linda Davis and Graeme Woodward. 19.2 Mbit/s 4 x 4 BLAST/MIMO detector with soft ML outputs. IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 39, pp. 233-235, 23 January 3. [ Abstract ]