Conference Proceedings

Computational Complexity Analysis of Neural Network-based Nonlinear Equalization for Short Reach Direct Detection Systems

Zhaopeng Xu, Chuanbowen Sun, Jonathan Manton, William Shieh

Proceedings Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACPC) 2019 | OSA | Published : 2019


We analyze the computational complexity of a k-layer neural network (NN)-based nonlinear equalizer for short-reach direct detection (DD) systems. The system bit-error-rate (BER) performance is also investigated using different NNs and receiver bandwidths.