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Performance analysis of TCM with generalized selection combining on Rayleigh fading channels

Ramesh, A and Chockalingam, A and Milstein, LB (2003) Performance analysis of TCM with generalized selection combining on Rayleigh fading channels. In: IEEE Communications Letters, 7 (7). pp. 296-298.

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We derive the computational cutoff rate, R-o, for coherent trellis-coded modulation (TCM) schemes on independent indentically distributed (i.i.d.) Rayleigh fading channels with (K, L) generalized selection combining (GSC) diversity, which combines the K paths with the largest instantaneous signal-to-noise ratios (SNRs) among the L available diversity paths. The cutoff rate is shown to be a simple function of the moment generating function (MGF) of the SNR at the output of the (K, L) GSC receiver. We also derive the union bound on the bit error probability of TCM schemes with (K, L) GSC in the form of a simple, finite integral. The effectiveness of this bound is verified through simulations.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: IEEE Communications Letters
Publisher: IEEE
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Keywords: Cutoff rate;diversity;fading channels;generalized selection combining (GSC);trellis-coded modulation (TCM).
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 09:20
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2011 09:20
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/40161

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