Information-theoretic multi-hopping for relay networks

Gerhard Kramer, Piyush Gupta, Michael Gastpar

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Recent advances in multi-hopping are extended to relay networks having multiple antennas and multiple sources. As for the single-antenna and single-source case, one can achieve the ergodic capacity of wireless relay networks with phase fading if the relays are in a region near the source terminal, and if phase information is available only locally. The capacity results further generalize to Rayleigh fading, single-bounce fading, certain quasistatic fading problems, cases where partial channel knowledge is available at the transmitters, and cases where local user cooperation is permitted. The multi-source networks considered are the multi-access and broadcast relay channels.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
Event2004 International Zurich Seminar on Communications: Access - Transmission -Networking - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 18 Feb 200420 Feb 2004


Conference2004 International Zurich Seminar on Communications: Access - Transmission -Networking


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