On the performance of transmit antenna selection based on shadowing side information

Abstract
In this paper, a transmit antenna selection scheme, which is based on shadowing side information, is investigated. In this scheme, the selected single transmit antenna provides the highest shadowing coefficient between a transmitter and a receiver. By the proposed technique, the frequency of the usage of the feedback channel from the receiver to the transmitter and channel estimation complexity at the receiver can be reduced. We study the performance of our proposed technique, and in the analysis, we consider an independent but not identically distributed generalized-K composite fading model. More specifically, exact and closed-form expressions for the outage probability, the moment-generating function, the moments of signal-to-noise ratio, and the average symbol error probability (SEP) are derived. In addition, asymptotic outage probability and SP expressions are also presented to investigate the diversity order and the array gain. Finally, our theoretical performance results are validated by Monte Carlo simulations. © 2012 IEEE.

Citation
Yilmaz, A., Yilmaz, F., Alouini, M.-S., & Kucur, O. (2013). On the Performance of Transmit Antenna Selection Based on Shadowing Side Information. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 62(1), 454–460. doi:10.1109/tvt.2012.2220163

Acknowledgements
This work was supported in part by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and conducted while A. Yilmaz was visiting KAUST. The review of this paper was coordinated by Prof. L.-L. Yang.

Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Journal
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

DOI
10.1109/TVT.2012.2220163

arXiv
1209.4065

Additional Links
http://arxiv.org/abs/arXiv:1209.4065v2

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