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Performance Bound for Generalized M-QAM Constellations in Time-Discrete Multipath Rayleigh Fading Channels with Channel Estimation Errors

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3 Author(s)
Souto, N. ; ISCTE, Inst. de Telecomun., Lisbon, Portugal ; Dinis, R. ; Silva, J.C.

In this paper we derive a lower bound on the bit error rate (BER) for the individual bit streams that can be mapped simultaneously in an hierarchical way onto generalized multilevel quadrature amplitude modulations (M-QAM). The expressions are valid for time-discrete multipath Rayleigh fading environments with imperfect channel estimation and can be regarded as an extension of the well-known matched filter bound (MFB).

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Computer Communications and Networks, 2009. ICCCN 2009. Proceedings of 18th Internatonal Conference on

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3-6 Aug. 2009