Cooperative Diversity in Interference Limited Wireless Networks

@article{Vakil2008CooperativeDI,
  title={Cooperative Diversity in Interference Limited Wireless Networks},
  author={Sam Vakil and Ben Liang},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications},
  year={2008},
  volume={7}
}
Using relays in wireless networks can potentially lead to significant capacity increases. However, within an asynchronous multi-user communication setting, relaying might cause more interference in the network, and significant sum-rate deterioration may be observed. In this work the effect of cooperation in an interference limited, narrow-band wireless network is investigated. It is crucial to determine the optimal trade-off between the amount of throughput gain obtained via cooperation and the… CONTINUE READING
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