Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

On the ergodic capacity of multi-hop wireless relaying systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Farhadi, G. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada ; Beaulieu, N.C.

The ergodic capacity in Rayleigh fading of multi- hop wireless transmission systems employing either amplify- and-forward relaying or decode-and-forward relaying is studied, assuming channel state information is only known at the receiving terminals. Two upper bounds based on Jensen's inequality and the harmonic-geometric means inequality as well as an infinite series representation for the ergodic capacity of an amplify-and- forward multi-hop transmission system are derived. Numerical results are provided to examine the tightness of the upper bounds as well as to show the high accuracy of the infinite series approach. In addition, the ergodic capacity of a decode- and-forward multi-hop transmission system is obtained. It is shown that multi-hop transmission systems employing a decode- and-forward relaying scheme achieve higher ergodic capacities than multi-hop transmission systems with amplify-and-forward relaying schemes.

Published in:

Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

May 2009

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.