On the Performance of Two-Way Amplify-and-Forward Relay Networks

Trung Quang DUONG  Le-Nam HOANG  Vo Nguyen Quoc BAO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E92-B   No.12   pp.3957-3959
Publication Date: 2009/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E92.B.3957
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
Keyword: 
two-way relay,  amplify-and-forward (AF),  symbol error rate (SER),  average sum-rate,  outage probability,  

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Summary: 
The performance of two-way amplify-and-forward (AF) relay networks is presented. In particular, we derive exact closed-form expressions for symbol error rate (SER), average sum-rate, and outage probability of two-way AF relay systems in independent but not identically distributed (i.n.i.d.) Rayleigh fading channels. Our analysis is validated by a comparison against the results of Monte-Carlo simulations.