Publisher description for Digital communication over fading channels / Marvin K. Simon and Mohamed-Slim Alouini.

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Counter As signals travel, it fades._Give the importance of today's wireless and_satellite communications systems, achieving clear signal propagation is_of utmost_concern._Digital Communication over Fading Channels 2e_discusses, in detail, communication systems as well as a large variety of fading channel models typical of communication links found in the real world. Since publication of the first edition a great deal of research has been published, much of it by the primary author who is the acknowledged world expert on the subject.__The second edition of the book greatly expands the sections on mathematical tools and statistical channel models. In addition it includes a section on the important topic of Space-Time Coding, a new chapter on Transmit Diversity and MIMO (multi-input/multi-output) channels, and a chapter on Outage Probability of Cellular Mobile Radio Systems.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Digital communications Reliability Mathematics, Radio Transmitters and transmission Fading