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Physically motivated fast-fading model for indoor peer-to-peer channels

Smart Antennas Res. Group, Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA
Electronics Letters (Impact Factor: 1.04). 06/2009; DOI: 10.1049/el.2009.0711
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ABSTRACT To model the fast-fading statistics of the wireless transmission channel in indoor peer-to-peer scenarios, an amplitude distribution composed of three distinct components was investigated. They correspond to line-of-sight, once-reflected and twice-reflected propagation paths. It is shown experimentally that this distribution matches indoor peer-to-peer links better than the available alternatives. Furthermore, an interesting structure in the parameter space of the distribution is pointed out, leading to a simple stochastic parameterisation based on a three-modal normal distribution.

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