Danijel Đošić, Nenad Milošević, Zorica Nikolić, Bojan Dimitrijević, Miloš Banđur, Mihajlo Stefanović

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Dual-hop cooperative communications in interference-limited Rayleigh fading channel will be investigated in this paper. The paper considers the first- and second-order statistics of the signal to interference ratio process at the input of the destination mobile station. The exact closed-form expressions for the first-order statistical measures, the probability density function and cumulative distribution function, will be derived. We will also derive approximate closed form expressions for the second-order statistics, the level crossing rate and the average fade duration. The obtained theoretical results will be verified by the Monte-Carlo simulations.


mobile-to-mobile channel, Rayleigh fading, probability density function, level crossing rate, average fade duration, cooperative communications

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