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Closed-Form Error Analysis of the Non-Identical Nakagami-m Relay Fading Channel

Suraweera, Himal A and Karagiannidis, G. K (2008) Closed-Form Error Analysis of the Non-Identical Nakagami-m Relay Fading Channel. IEEE Communications Letters, 12 (4). pp. 259-261. ISSN 1089-7798

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Abstract

We present closed-form expressions for the average bit error probability (ABEP) of BPSK, QPSK and M-QAM of an amplify-and-forward average power scaling dual-hop relay transmission, over non-identical Nakagami-m fading channels, with integer values of m. Additionally, we evaluate in closedform the ABEP under sufficiently large signal-to-noise ratio for the source-relay link, valid for arbitrary m. Numerical and simulation results show the validity of the proposed mathematical analysis and point out the effect of the two hops unbalanced fading conditions on the error performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID16022, wireless relays, Nakagami-m fading, amplify-and-forward, error performance
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Telecommunications and Micro-Electronics (CTME)
FOR Classification > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
SEO Classification > 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2011 04:31
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2015 03:18
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3981
DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2008.071922
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