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Distribution of the Node Degree for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks in Shadow Fading Environments
ChihCheng TSENG HsuanTsang CHEN KwangCheng CHEN
Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Vol.E90B
No.8
pp.21552158 Publication Date: 2007/08/01 Online ISSN: 17451345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e90b.8.2155 Print ISSN: 09168516 Type of Manuscript: LETTER Category: Network Keyword: ad hoc networks, node degree, shadow fading environments,
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Summary:
Probability distribution of the node degree has long been regarded as one of the important metrics to characterize the wireless ad hoc networks. However, there is no exact formulation for this probability distribution when shadow fading effects are considered. In this letter, by deriving the conditional probability of the node degree and the joint distribution of the distances between nodes and a randomly selected reference node (RSRN), we show that the probability distribution of the node degree for the wireless ad hoc networks in the shadow fading environments is binomial.

