Second order statistics of the SC receiver over Rician fading channels in the presence of multiple Nakagami- m interferers

Dejan Milic, Danijel Djosic, Caslav Stefanovic, Stefan Panic, Mihajlo Stefanovic

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In this paper, a numerical approach to the performance analysis of a signal-to-interference-based selection combining receiver, operating over a Rician multipath-fading environment, in the presence of multiple Nakagami-m co-channel interferers is provided. Closed form expressions are obtained for the first-order and second-order statistical measures, that is, the probability density function, cumulative distribution function, and average level-crossing rate of the received signal. Further, the aforementioned results are used for an efficient evaluation of other performance measures, such are outage probability and average fade duration. A graphical representation of the obtained numerical results is also provided in order to present and discuss the influence of transmission parameters on the studied performance measures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)222-229
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2016
Externally publishedYes



  • Cumulative distribution function (CDF)
  • Probability density function (PDF)
  • Ratio of sum of random variables
  • Second-order statistics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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