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— We consider about a multiple relay system operating under amplify-and-forward (AF) protocol and non-coherent modulation and demodulation. When the relays are under long-term power constraints, a near-maximum likelihood (ML) receiver and a diversity combining receiver are proposed. Both the near-ML receiver and the diversity combining receiver are(More)
— In a fading environment, the statistical distribution of the mutual information of a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) system depends on the joint distribution of the eigen-values of a Wishart matrix, and is quite complex in general. We obtain here simple expressions for the distributions of the determinant and the trace of a Wishart matrix. Based on(More)
— We derive a decision-feedback channel estimation receiver for independent and non-identically distributed (i.n.d.) Rayleigh fading channels. The receiver has memory to store signals received over the past several symbol intervals, and then use them to adaptively estimate instantaneous channel gains. The receiver adapts its decision rule based on estimates(More)
S100A9, a calcium-binding protein, participates in the inflammatory process and development of various tumors, thus attracting much attention in the field of cancer biology. This study aimed to investigate the regulatory mechanism of S100A9 and its function involvement in APL. We used real-time quantitative PCR to determine whether PML/RARα affects the(More)
In this paper, we derive an optimal spatial power allocation strategy that maximizes the achievable rate of the decode-and-forward (DF) relay channels in a Rayleigh fading environment. Different from prior work, the derived strategy only requires the knowledge of the variances of the channels at the transmitters, which does not require frequent updates.(More)
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