Outage probability of cooperative diversity systems with opportunistic relaying based on decode-and-forward transmission

Kyu Sung Hwang*, Young Chai Ko, Mohamed Slim Alouini

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Abstract

Opportunistic relaying with cooperative diversity has been introduced in [1] as a simple alternative protocol to the distributed space-time coded protocol while achieving the same diversity-multiplexing tradeoff performance as a point-to-point multiple-input multiple-output scheme. In this paper, we derive an upper and lower bound on the per hop output signal-to-noise ratio cumulative distribution function, probability density function and moment generating function. We also derive approximate but tight closed-form expressions for the lower and upper bounds of the outage probability of opportunistic relaying based on decode-and-forward transmission under the assumption of unbalanced/balanced hops and independent, identical distributed Rayleigh fading channels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2008 IEEE 67th Vehicular Technology Conference-Spring, VTC
Pages1102-1107
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event2008 IEEE 67th Vehicular Technology Conference-Spring, VTC - Marina Bay, Singapore
Duration: May 11 2008May 14 2008

Other

Other2008 IEEE 67th Vehicular Technology Conference-Spring, VTC
CountrySingapore
CityMarina Bay
Period05/11/0805/14/08

Keywords

  • Cooperative diversity
  • Decode-and-forward
  • Opportunistic relaying
  • Outage probability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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