A Study of Multi-Node and Dual-Hop Collaborative Communication Performance Based on Harmonic Mean Method
Tingting YANG, Shufang ZHANG
DOI: 10.4236/cn.2009.11006   PDF    HTML     4,951 Downloads   8,744 Views   Citations


Closed form expressions for the PDF and MGF of the harmonic mean of two independent exponential variates are cited and derived, and then applied to study the performance of cellular multi-node and dual-hop cooperative communication systems with non-regenerative relays over flat Rayleigh fading channels. We derive the probability density function (PDF) and asymptotic symbol error rate (SER) expression with MRC scheme. Then we use Matlab to simulate the performance.

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YANG, T. and ZHANG, S. (2009) A Study of Multi-Node and Dual-Hop Collaborative Communication Performance Based on Harmonic Mean Method. Communications and Network, 1, 42-45. doi: 10.4236/cn.2009.11006.

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