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Gauss-Chebyshev Quadratures for Wireless Performance Analysis

  • Author / Creator
    Wang, Maolin
  • Bit/symbol error rate and outage probability are common performance metrics used to quantify the reliability of wireless communication systems. Error rates for a broad class of digital modulation schemes and outage probability are expressed as integrals, which often do not have closed-form solutions. Therefore, accurate and simple approximations to develop insight are desirable. To achieve this goal, classical Gaussian Chebyshev quadrature and rational Gaussian Chebyshev quadrature rules are studied in this thesis. These rules are used to compute symbol error rates over multipath fading channels and outage caused by co-channel interference. The accuracy and convergence rate of these rules are investigated.

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  • Graduation date
    2014-06
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R38C9RB1M
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Specialization
    • Communications
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Tellambura, Chintha (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Tellambura, Chintha (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
    • Khabbazian, Majid (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
    • Jiang, Hai (Electrical and Computer Engineering)