Performance analysis of incremental relaying transmission with adaptive QAM over Nakagami-m fading channels

Kyu Sung Hwang, Young Chai Ko, Mohamed Slim Alouini

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Abstract

Cooperative network is a way to make a reliable communication by adding a relay between the source and the destination. The incremental relaying based on the amplifyand-forward transmission was introduced in [1] as an efficient relaying protocol. In this paper, we provide the performance analysis of incremental relaying with adaptive QAM transmission over the independent, non-identically distributed Nakagami-m fading channels. By using an upper bound on the output signal-to-noise ratio, the average spectral efficiency, average bit error rate and outage probability of our proposed system are derived. Our analytical-based numerical results are validated by some computer-based simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIWCMC 2008 - International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference
Pages458-463
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventInternational Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2008 - Crete, Greece
Duration: 2008 Aug 62008 Aug 8

Publication series

NameIWCMC 2008 - International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference

Other

OtherInternational Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2008
CountryGreece
CityCrete
Period08/8/608/8/8

Keywords

  • Adaptive modulation and Nakagami-m fading
  • Communication with relays
  • Cooperative diversity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Software
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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