Order statistics for correlated fading channels

TitleOrder statistics for correlated fading channels
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsElkashlan, M., T. Khattab, C. Leung, and R. Schober
Conference NameCommunications, Computers and signal Processing, 2005. PACRim. 2005 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on
Pagination356 - 359
Date Publishedaug.
Keywordscorrelated Nakagami fading channels, covariance matrices, covariance matrix, cumulative distribution function, diversity reception, Nakagami channels, order statistics, statistical analysis
Abstract

In this paper, a simple procedure for computing the cumulative distribution function (CDF) of the r-th order statistic for correlated Nakagami fading channels with an arbitrary covariance matrix is proposed. This method, numerical in nature, is useful in assessing the impact of correlation on diversity system performance. The method represents a significant theoretical tool that can be applied to the analysis of diversity systems operating over correlative Nakagami-m fading channels. Numerical results are presented to illustrate the effect of fading correlation and fading severity on the received signal statistics.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PACRIM.2005.1517299
DOI10.1109/PACRIM.2005.1517299

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