Delay-tolerant robust communication on an out-of-band relay channel with fading side information

Seok Hwan Park, Osvaldo Simeone, Onur Sahin, Shlomo Shamai

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Abstract

This work considers a setting in which an encoder wishes to communicate with a decoder through a relay that is connected to the decoder via a finite-capacity link. Motivated by communication on the uplink of a cloud radio access cellular network, it is assumed that the relay compresses and forwards the received signal; moreover, the decoder has side information about the transmitted signal that is subject to fading whose realization is unknown to encoder and relay. A robust transmission and compression strategy is proposed that aims at minimizing the transmitted power under competitive rate optimality constraints. This contrasts with more conventional worst-case or average performance criteria. The transmission strategy is based on a broadcast coding and is parameterized by the maximum tolerable delay in terms of number of fading coherence blocks. Numerical results demonstrate the role of delay and the advantages of broadcast coding over the conventional single-layer transmission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 IEEE 24th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2013
Pages966-970
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013
Event2013 IEEE 24th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2013 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Sep 8 2013Sep 11 2013

Publication series

NameIEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC

Other

Other2013 IEEE 24th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period9/8/139/11/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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