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Author Khairy, M.M. ♦ Geraniotis, E.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1998
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Social sciences ♦ Commerce, communications & transportation ♦ Communications; telecommunication
Subject Keyword Bit error rate ♦ Demodulation ♦ Rician channels ♦ Fading ♦ Interpolation ♦ Satellite communication ♦ Uncertainty ♦ Frequency ♦ Phase shift keying ♦ Smoothing methods
Abstract We examine the applicability of symbol-aided demodulation (SAD) to Rayleigh and Rician fading channels, which are the channels most frequently encountered in terrestrial mobile communications and satellite communications, respectively. The effects of filtering and interpolation on the bit error rate (BER) performance of the SAD system are evaluated. The BER comparisons for optimum Wiener filtering and linear interpolation are carried out. The BER of SAD systems in the presence of Rician fading are compared with those of the fully coherent and differentially coherent schemes. It is established that SAD performance is close to that of perfectly coherent demodulation and significantly better than differentially coherent demodulation for a wide range of system and channel parameters.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA (Khairy, M.M.)
ISBN 0818685387
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1998-06-30
Publisher Place Greece
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 157.67 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 105
Ending Page 109


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library