Performance Analysis of Dual-Hop Multi-Relaying with Max-Mini Relay Selection over Composite Fading Channels
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- amplify-and-forward (AF) relay, bit-error-rate (BER), cumulative density function (CDF), dual-hop multi-relaying, log-normal fading, moment generation function (MGF), outage probability, probability density function (PDF), Rayleigh fading, standard deviation.
In dual-hop multi-relaying wireless systems, the non-closed form expression in log-normal probability distributions and high varying standard deviations makes it impossible to effectively execute performance analyses of outage probability and bit-error-rate (BER) performance levels; thus, an analysis framework was proposed for use in a composite (Rayleigh plus log-normal) fading channel. Developing analytical derivations involved generalizing the standard approaches for the probability density function (PDF) and the cumulative density function (CDF) of a composite fading channel at a conditioned constraint; that is, the signal-to-noise power (SNR) of relay hop segments is relatively high to the targeted threshold when the max-mini relay selection scenario is adopted. The analytical deviations of outage probability and BER performance levels are closed-form expressions that are corroborated using Monte Carlo simulations and exact expression (integral form), yielding consistent results. Thus, the proposed analysis framework provides a simple and efficient approach for evaluating the influence of the shadowing effect and diversity order in system design applications.
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TY - CONF AU - Wu Chia-Hao AU - An John F. PY - 2014/06 DA - 2014/06 TI - Performance Analysis of Dual-Hop Multi-Relaying with Max-Mini Relay Selection over Composite Fading Channels BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Service System PB - Atlantis Press SP - 410 EP - 415 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/csss-14.2014.97 DO - 10.2991/csss-14.2014.97 ID - Chia-Hao2014/06 ER -