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Cooperative Communications: Hardware, Channel & PHY by Yonghui Li, Mischa Dohler

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Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

Functions

Symbols

1 Introduction

1.1 Book Structure

1.2 Quick Introduction

1.2.1 Channel

1.2.2 Typical Gains

1.2.3 Canonical Architectures

1.3 Application Scenarios

1.3.1 Cellular Capacity and Coverage Extension

1.3.2 WLAN Capacity and Coverage Extension

1.3.3 Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

1.3.4 Wireless Sensor Networks

1.4 Pros and Cons of Cooperation

1.4.1 Advantages of Cooperation

1.4.2 Disadvantages of Cooperation

1.4.3 System Tradeoffs

1.5 Cooperative Performance Bounds

1.5.1 Capacity Gains

1.5.1.1 Ergodic Channel

1.5.1.2 Capacity Gains

1.5.2 Rate Outage Gains

1.5.2.1 Nonergodic Channel

1.5.2.2 Rate Outage Gains

1.5.3 Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff

1.6 Definitions and Terminology

1.6.1 Relaying Node

1.6.1.1 Node Behaviors

1.6.1.2 Transparent Relaying Protocols

1.6.1.3 Regenerative Relaying Protocols

1.6.2 Multiple Access Resolution

1.6.2.1 Duplexing Methods

1.6.2.2 Multiple Access Protocols

1.6.2.3 Resource Allocation Strategies

1.6.2.4 Typical Access Configurations

1.6.3 Cooperative Networking Aspects

1.6.3.1 Canonical Information Flows

1.6.3.2 Important Design Parameters

1.6.4 System Analysis and Synthesis

1.6.4.1 Performance Analysis

1.6.4.2 System Synthesis

1.7 Background and Milestones

1.7.1 First Key Milestones

1.7.2 Supportive Relaying

1.7.3 Cooperative Relaying

1.7.4 Space–Time Relaying

1.8 Concluding Remarks

2 Wireless Relay Channel

2.1 Introductory Note

2.1.1 Chapter Contents

2.1.2 Choice of Notation

2.2 General Characteristics ...

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