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Title:On Communication Over Correlated Fading Channels With Practical Power Constraints
Author(s):Sethuraman, Vignesh
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Hajek, Bruce
Department / Program:Electrical and Computer Engineering
Discipline:Electrical and Computer Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
Abstract:Caire, Taricco, and Biglieri presented a detailed analysis of bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM), a simple and popular technique used to improve system performance, especially in the context of fading channels. They derived an upper bound to the probability of error, called the expurgated bound. Here, the proof of the expurgated bound is shown to be flawed. A new upper bound is also derived. It is not known whether the original expurgated bound is valid for the important special case of square QAM with Gray labeling, but the new bound is very close to, and slightly tighter than, the original bound for a numerical example.
Issue Date:2006
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:157 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/80986
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3242988
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2006


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