Performance of Cooperative Spectrum Sensing over Non-Identical Fading Environments

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Abstract

Different from previous works in cooperative spec- trum sensing that assumed the sensing channels independent identically distributed (i.i.d.), we investigate in this paper the independent but not identically distributed (i.n.i.d.) situations. In particular, we derive the false-alarm probability and the detection probability of cooperative spectrum sensing with the scheme of energy fusion over i.n.i.d. Rayleigh, Nakagami, and Rician fading channels. From the selected numerical results, we can see that cooperative spectrum sensing still gives considerably better performance even over i.n.i.d. fading environments.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3249-3253
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Communications
Volume59
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 23 2011

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