Performance analysis of amplify-and-forward relaying with optimum combining in the presence of co-channel interference

@article{Suraweera2013PerformanceAO,
  title={Performance analysis of amplify-and-forward relaying with optimum combining in the presence of co-channel interference},
  author={Navod Suraweera and Norman C. Beaulieu},
  journal={2013 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)},
  year={2013},
  pages={3565-3570}
}
The diversity gains of cooperative relay networks are degraded in the presence of co-channel interference (CCI), which is the principal limiting factor in a properly planned cellular network. Optimum combining (OC) can be used to mitigate the adverse effects of CCI, which enables achieving diversity gains when CCI is present. The performance of OC in a channel state information (CSI) assisted amplify-and-forward (AF) relay network is analyzed when the destination node is affected by CCI, with… CONTINUE READING