Efficient multiple relay selection for cooperative communication using alamouti-coded virtual transmit antenna systems

Hussain, Nasir, Ziri-Castro, Karla, Jayalath, Dhammika, & Arafah, Mohammed (2014) Efficient multiple relay selection for cooperative communication using alamouti-coded virtual transmit antenna systems. In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC'2014), IEEE, Menzies Hotel, Sydney, NSW, pp. 345-350.

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An opportunistic relay selection scheme improving cooperative diversity is devised using the concept of a virtual SIMO-MISO antenna array. By incorporating multiple users as a virtual distributed antenna, not only helps combat fading but also provides significant advantage in terms of energy consumption. The proposed efficient multiple relay selection uses the concept of the distributed Alamouti scheme in a time varying environment to realize cooperative networking in wireless relay networks and provides the platform for outage, Diversiy-Multiplexing Tradeoff (DMT) and Bit-Error-Rate (BER) analysis to conclude that it is capable of achieving promising diversity gains by operating at much lower SNR when compared with conventional relay selection methods. It also has the added advantage of conserving energy for the relays that are reachable but not selected for the cooperative communication.

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ID Code: 78742
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Cooperative Communication, Relay Selection, Virtual Antenna Array, Alamouti DSTC, SIMO, MISO, Transmit Diversity, BER, DMT
DOI: 10.1109/WPMC.2014.7014842
ISBN: 978-986-03-3407-4
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified (090699)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 18 Nov 2014 23:24
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017 07:03

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