By Topic

New results on finite-state Markov models for Nakagami fading channels

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
$33 $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)
Michael A. Juang ; Clemson University, USA ; Michael B. Pursley

We present a method for selecting the parameters of a finite-state Markov chain to match slow fading channels that are characterized by the Nakagami-m family of probability distributions. Markov chain models are very valuable tools in the analysis and simulation of protocols, systems, and networks. The Nakagami fading parameter m and the correlation parameter for the fade levels experienced by consecutive symbols or packets can be adjusted to match anticipated propagation conditions or experimental data. These parameters can also be varied to test the sensitivity of a protocol or system to changes in the characteristics of the fading on a tactical communications link. Applications to the evaluation of adaptive transmission protocols are described.

Published in:

2011 - MILCOM 2011 Military Communications Conference

Date of Conference:

7-10 Nov. 2011