On Minimizing Symbol Error Rate Over Fading Channels With Low-Resolution Quantization

  title={On Minimizing Symbol Error Rate Over Fading Channels With Low-Resolution Quantization},
  author={Neil Irwin Bernardo and Jingge Zhu and Jamie S. Evans},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Communications},
We analyze the symbol error probability (SEP) of <inline-formula> <tex-math notation="LaTeX">$M$ </tex-math></inline-formula>-ary pulse amplitude modulation (<inline-formula> <tex-math notation="LaTeX">$M$ </tex-math></inline-formula>-PAM) receivers equipped with optimal low-resolution quantizers. We first show that the optimum detector can be reduced to a simple decision rule. Using this simplification, an exact SEP expression for quantized <inline-formula> <tex-math notation="LaTeX">$M$ </tex… 

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