Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCF.2006.150
Title: Exact BER analysis of DS PAM UWB multiple access system in lognormal multipath fading channels
Authors: Cao, W.
Nallanathan, A. 
Chai, C.C.
Issue Date: 2006
Source: Cao, W.,Nallanathan, A.,Chai, C.C. (2006). Exact BER analysis of DS PAM UWB multiple access system in lognormal multipath fading channels. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference : 687-691. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCF.2006.150
Abstract: We derive exact BER formula for DS PAM UWB multiple access (MA) system using the characteristic function (CF) method. Exact BER analysis has been reported in some earlier works only for AWGN channels. In contrast to previous study, we adopt lognormal multipath fading channel model, which is more practical for real UWB applications. We use the CF method to deal with the exact probability distribution function (PDF) of total noise without making any approximations on the PDF of interference. In applications where the number of interference sources is small, we show that BER obtained by the GA method is less accurate than the CF method in large SNR range. Discussions about the BER results based on the characteristic functions are also provided. © 2006 IEEE.
Source Title: IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/70230
ISBN: 1424400635
ISSN: 15502252
DOI: 10.1109/VTCF.2006.150
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