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For the multiple level relay channel, an achievable rate formula, and a simple coding scheme to achieve it, are presented. Generally higher rates can be achieved with this coding scheme in the multiple level relay case than previously known. For a class of degraded channels, this achievable rate is shown to be the exact capacity. An application of the(More)
— We consider networks consisting of nodes with radios, and without any wired infrastructure, thus necessitating all communication to take place only over the shared wireless medium. The main focus of this paper is on the effect of fading in such wireless networks. We examine the attenuation regime where either the medium is absorptive, a situation which(More)
In the classical compress-and-forward relay scheme developed by (Cover and El Gamal, 1979), the decoding process operates in a successive way: the destination first decodes the compression of the relay's observation, and then decodes the original message of the source. Recently, several modified compress-and-forward relay schemes were proposed, where, the(More)
Wireless networks with a minimum inter-node separation distance are studied where the signal attenuation grows in magnitude as 1/&#961;<sup>&#948;</sup> with distance &#961;. Two performance measures of wireless networks are analyzed. The transport capacity is the supremum of the total distance-rate products that can be supported by the network. The energy(More)
To make the WiMAX Point-to-Multi-Point (PMP) systems more competitive and applicable to the future metropolitan area networking scenarios, deploying relay stations (RSs) as defined in IEEE 802.16j has been considered a promising solution that can replace the 802.16e mesh mode for coverage extension and throughput enhancement. In this paper, we are committed(More)
—In this paper, we propose a spectrum allocation framework that jointly considers the Quality-of-Service (QoS) provisioning for heterogeneous secondary Real-Time (RT) and Non-Real Time (NRT) users, the spectrum sensing, spectrum access decision, channel allocation, and call admission control in distributed cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks (CRNs). Giving(More)
—Feedback is used primarily for reducing the effects of the plant uncertainty on the performance of control systems, and as such understanding the following questions is of fundamental importance: How much uncertainty can be dealt with by feedback? What are the limitations of feedback? How does the feedback performance depend quantitatively on the system(More)
—To satisfy the stringent requirement of capacity enhancement in wireless networks, cooperative relaying is envisioned as one of the most effective solutions. In this paper, we study the capacity enhancement problem by way of Relay Stations (RSs) placement to achieve an efficient and scalable design in broadband wireless access networks. To fully exploit(More)