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Performance of Distributed Diversity Systems With a Single Amplify-and-Forward Relay

Suraweera, Himal and Michalopoulos, Diomidis and Karagiannidis, G. K (2009) Performance of Distributed Diversity Systems With a Single Amplify-and-Forward Relay. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 58 (5). pp. 2603-2608. ISSN 00189545

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Abstract

We study the error performance of the binary phase-shift keying (BPSK)-modulated distributed selection combining (SC) and distributed switched-and-stay combining (DSSC) schemes that utilize a single fixed-gain amplify-and-forward (AF) relay under Rayleigh fading conditions. The error performance of the distributed maximal ratio combining (MRC) is also investigated, which serves here as a benchmark. The numerical examples confirm that SC and DSSC offer a simpler substitute for MRC without much loss in performance. Moreover, we interestingly note that the performance of DSSC with a single fixed-gain AF relay is similar to that of DSSC with a single decode-and-forward relay, despite its relative simplicity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID18350, amplify-and-forward (AF) relaying, error performance, selection combining (SC), switch-and-stay combining (SSC)
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Telecommunications and Micro-Electronics (CTME)
FOR Classification > 1005 Communications Technologies
SEO Classification > 8901 Communication Networks and Services
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2011 00:19
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2015 03:11
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4615
DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2008.2007798
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