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On the Multivariate alpha-mu Distribution: New Exact Analytical Formulations

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Rabelo, Guilherme Silveira [1] ; Yacoub, Michel Daoud [1] ; Amaral de Souza, Rausley Adriano [2]
Número total de Autores: 3
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Sch Elect & Comp Engn, Dept Commun, Wireless Technol Lab, BR-13083852 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Natl Inst Telecommun INATEL, BR-37540000 Santa Rita Do Sapucai - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 2
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY; v. 60, n. 8, p. 4063-4070, OCT 2011.
Citações Web of Science: 5

Correlation among channels is a physical phenomenon that affects the performance of a wireless communication system and that cannot be neglected in a myriad of realistic fading scenarios. Providing computable mathematical means to better characterize the corresponding statistics is certainly of interest to any design engineer. In this context, this paper further extends the statistical correlation investigations of the alpha-mu fading model, presenting a new, exact, and easily computable series-type formulation for the multivariate alpha-mu joint cumulative distribution function (JCDF). Along with this general result and capitalizing on practical assumptions, an alternative, simpler formulation for the alpha-mu multivariate joint density function and its corresponding distribution function are also provided. These formulations are still general and yet compact, assuming arbitrary fading parameters and correlations among the marginal variates. An important feature of the series-type distribution is that any truncation version of it is a valid distribution. As an application example, the truncated series-based outage probability of the selection combining scheme is computed and compared with that obtained by means of numerical methods and simulations. The results show that a small number of terms of the series are sufficient to provide excellent agreement between approximate and exact results. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 09/04291-4 - Desempenho de sistemas sem fio em condições muito severas de desvanecimento
Beneficiário:Guilherme Silveira Rabelo
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Mestrado