Throughput of Distributed-MIMO Multi-stage Communication Networks over Ergodic Channels

  • M. Dohler
  • A. Gkelias
  • A. H. Aghvami
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3124)


Distributed-MIMO multi-stage communication networks are known to yield superior performance over traditional networks which is due to the facilitated MIMO channels as well as gains obtained from relaying. The emphasis of this paper is on a suitable allocation of resources to each terminal so as to maximise the end-to-end throughput, which is proportional to the capacity offered by such network. The contribution of this paper is the derivation of an explicit low-complexity near-optimum resource allocation strategy, the precision and performance of which is also analysed for a two-stage relaying network.


Power Allocation Mobile Terminal Antenna Element MIMO Channel Resource Allocation Strategy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Dohler
    • 1
  • A. Gkelias
    • 1
  • A. H. Aghvami
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Telecommunications ResearchKing’s College LondonLondonUK

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