Performance Analysis of Wireless Communication System with FSMC Model in Nakagami-m Fading Channel

Nakagami-m 페이딩 채널에서 FSMC 모델에 의한 무선 통신시스템의 성능 분석

  • 조용범 (한국항공대학교 대학원 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 노재성 (서일대학 정보통) ;
  • 조성준 (한국항공대학교 전자ㆍ정보통신ㆍ컴퓨터공학부)
  • Published : 2004.08.01


In this paper, we represent Nakagami-m fading channel as finite-State Markov Channel (FSMC) and analyze the performance of wireless communication system with varying the fading channel condition. In FSMC model, the received signal's SNR is divided into finite intervals and these intervals are formed into Markov chain states. Each state is modeled by a BSC and the transition probability is dependent upon the physical characterization of the channel. The steady state probability and average symbol error rate of each state and transition probability are derived by numerical analysis and FSMC model is formed with these values. We found that various fading channels can be represented with FSMC by changing state transition index. In fast fading environment in which state transition index is large, the channel can be viewed as i.i.d. channel and on the contrary, in slow fading channel where state transition index is small, the channel can be represented by simple FSMC model in which transitions occur between just adjacent states. And we applied the proposed FSMC model to analyze the coding gain of random error correcting code on various fading channels via computer simulation.


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