On the Sum of Squared eta-mu Random Variates With Application to the Performance of Wireless Communication Systems

Ansari I. S., Yilmaz F., Alouini M.

77th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Dresden, Germany, 2 - 05 June 2013 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/vtcspring.2013.6692669
  • City: Dresden
  • Country: Germany
  • Keywords: eta-mu variates, cellular mobile radio systems, non-integer parameters, diversity, maximal ratio combining, binary modulation schemes, bit error rate, Fox's H function, Meijer's G function, Fox's (H)over-bar function, and extended Fox's (H)over-bar function, DIVERSITY COMBINING TECHNIQUES, M FADING CHANNELS, MRC, PARAMETERS, RECEIVERS
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


The probability density function (PDF) and cumulative distribution function of the sum of L independent but not necessarily identically distributed squared eta-mu variates, applicable to the output statistics of maximal ratio combining (MRC) receiver operating over eta-mu fading channels that includes the Hoyt and the Nakagami-m models as special cases, is presented in closed-form in terms of the Fox's (H) over bar function. Further analysis, particularly on the bit error rate via PDF-based approach, is also represented in closed form in terms of the extended Fox's (H) over bar function ((H) over cap). The proposed new analytical results complement previous results and are illustrated by extensive numerical and Monte Carlo simulation results.