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Error Probability Analysis of Unselfish Cooperation over Quasi-static Fading Channels

Chatzigeorgiou, Ioannis and Guo, Weisi and Wassell, Ian J. and Carrasco, Rolando (2010) Error Probability Analysis of Unselfish Cooperation over Quasi-static Fading Channels. In: IEEE 71st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2010 - Spring). IEEE, New York, -. ISBN 978-1-4244-2519-8

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Abstract

In this paper, we consider cooperative networks of users that implement an unselfish protocol to decode and forward packets of their partners. In unselfish cooperation, a user that has successfully retrieved the source data of a partner, will unconditionally assist that partner in its transmission to the destination. We use a threshold-based model to derive an analytical expression for the end-to-end packet error probability and we validate our approach comparing theoretical to simulation results. Furthermore, we explore the interplay between various network parameters, such as the number of users, the transmission scheme and the quality of the interconnecting channels, and we briefly discuss the impact of power allocation on the overall performance.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: DIVERSITY ; NETWORKS
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 49518
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 23 Aug 2011 16:24
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2012 15:31
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49518

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