Performance of co-operative relay for multicast multi-hop networks using virtual MIMO

Adnan, Muhammad and She, Haoqiu and Wang, Yafeng and Yang, Dacheng and Xiang, Wei (2009) Performance of co-operative relay for multicast multi-hop networks using virtual MIMO. In: IEEE International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology (ICAIT09), 7-9 July 2009, Xi'an, China.

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Abstract

Multicasting is a bandwidth conservation technology that can utilize the resources very efficiently, reduces the traffic volume and improves the network capacity by simultaneously delivering a single stream of information to more than one intended receivers. Wireless medium is inherently multicast in nature and this property can be exploited with virtual MIMO. The improvement in BER can be achieved with multicasting over multi-hop wireless networks. The network will also be more energy efficient. The BER performance and energy consumption of two-hop networks with STBC has been simulated in this paper. These performance curves will be helpful in many ways, i.e., the selection of number of antennas on the receiver, the selection of the number of intermediate nodes (relay stations) and the selection of modulation and coding schemes to achieve a desirable BER performance. The multicast multi-hop virtual MIMO configuration is proposed for video streaming applications for Long Term Evolution (LTE) 3G wireless networks.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. 'This work has been submitted to the IEEE for possible publication. Copyright may be transferred without notice, after which this version may no longer be accessible.'
Depositing User: Dr Wei Xiang
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2009 02:49
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: multicasting; video streaming; virtual MIMO; multi-hop
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090609 Signal Processing
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100503 Computer Communications Networks
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6343

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