High speed bit error rate estimation in frequency selective time-varying channels

AR Nix, JP McGeehan

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Over the gears many wideband propagation modelling techniques have been proposed for indoor and microcellular environments. However, obtaining system quality of service information is still a time consuming process that often requires extensive computer simulation. In this paper a unique technique is presented that rapidly estimates the average and instantaneous bit error rate for frequency selective time-varying channels. The method was developed to process the wideband channel impulse response information generated by the latest ray-tracing propagation models. The technique combines the speed associated with a theoretical investigation with the flexibility of a conventional simulation. To confirm the accuracy of our algorithm, both the instantaneous and average bit error rates for coherent PSK are estimated and compared with results obtained by previous authors.
Translated title of the contributionHigh speed bit error rate estimation in frequency selective time-varying channels
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Communications Systems, Singapore
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages677 - 681
ISBN (Print)0780320468
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1994
EventInternational Conference on Communications Systems, 1994 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 1 Nov 1994 → …


ConferenceInternational Conference on Communications Systems, 1994
Period1/11/94 → …

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Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE Singapore International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS '94)
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

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  • radiowave propagation
  • ray tracing

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