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On the achievable diversity orders over non-severely faded lognormal channels

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dc.contributor.author Abou-Rjeily, Chadi
dc.contributor.author Bkassiny, Mario
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-22T13:29:28Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-22T13:29:28Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1558-2558 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/9948
dc.description.abstract We propose to approximate the distribution of the sum of identically-distributed lognormal random variables by an Erlang distribution. The advantage of the proposed approximation over the lognormal and non-lognormal approximations proposed in the literature resides mainly in the fact that it results in simple closed-form expressions of the average bit-error-rate (BER) thus offering clear insights on the performance of diversity combining techniques over correlated and uncorrelated lognormal fading channels. For instance, the proposed approach shows that, for typical values of the BER, the diversity order in the case of non-severe lognormal fading can be accurately approximated by the order of the approximating Erlang distribution en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title On the achievable diversity orders over non-severely faded lognormal channels en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200701131 en_US
dc.author.department Electrical And Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal IEEE Communications Letters en_US
dc.journal.volume 14 en_US
dc.journal.issue 8 en_US
dc.article.pages 695 - 697 en_US
dc.keywords Lognormal-sum distribution en_US
dc.keywords Erlang distribution en_US
dc.keywords Lognormal fading en_US
dc.keywords Diversity en_US
dc.keywords Performance analysis en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LCOMM.2010.08.100251 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Abou-Rjeily, C., & Bkassiny, M. (2010). On the achievable diversity orders over non-severely faded lognormal channels. IEEE Communications Letters, 14(8), 695-697. en_US
dc.author.email chadi.aburjeily@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/5545639 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2255-1842 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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