A New Formula for the BER of Binary Modulations with Dual-Branch Selection over Generalized-K Composite Fading Channels

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Ansari I. S. , Al-Ahmadi S., Yilmaz F. , Alouini M., Yanikomeroglu H.

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, cilt.59, sa.10, ss.2654-2658, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 59 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1109/tcomm.2011.063011.100303a
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2654-2658


Error performance is one of the main performance measures and the derivation of its closed-form expression has proved to be quite involved for certain communication systems operating over composite fading channels. In this letter, a unified closed-form expression, applicable to different binary modulation schemes, for the bit error rate of dual-branch selection diversity based systems undergoing independent but not necessarily identically distributed generalized-K fading is derived in terms of the extended generalized bivariate Meijer G-function.