Linear Physical-Layer Network Coding for the Fading Y-Channel without Transmitter Channel State Information

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IEEE
Publication Type:
Conference Proceeding
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Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE 84th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), 2016, pp. 1 - 5
Issue Date:
2016-09-18
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In this paper, we propose a new linear physical- layer network coding (NC) scheme for the fading Y- channel, assuming that the channel state information (CSI) is not available at transmitters. In this scheme, each user transmits one message to a relay and intends to obtain both other two users' messages. Based on the receiver- side CSI, the relay determines two NC generator vectors for linear network coding, and reconstructs the associated two linear NC codewords. For the case when there is one time- slot in the uplink phase, we present an explicit solution for the generator vectors that minimizes the error probability at a high SNR, and a lower bound of the error performance of the proposed scheme using our optimized generator vectors. Extending to multiple time-slots in the uplink, two typical scenarios are discussed. Numerical results show that the proposed scheme significantly outperforms existing schemes, and match well with our analytical results
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