Cooperative Communication with Different Combining Techniques in One-Dimensional Random Networks

  • Duy, Tran Trung (Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Ulsan) ;
  • Kong, Hyung-Yun (Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Ulsan)
  • Received : 2011.11.02
  • Accepted : 2012.02.24
  • Published : 2012.03.31


In this paper, we investigate cooperative transmission in one-dimensional random wireless networks. In this scheme, a stationary source communicates with a stationary destination with the help of N relays, which are randomly placed in a one-dimensional network. We derive exact and approximate expressions of the average outage probability over Rayleigh fading channels. Various Monte-Carlo simulations are presented to verify the accuracy of our analyses.


Cooperative Communication;Uniform Distribution;Maximal Ratio Combining;Selection Combining;Fading Channels


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)


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