Realizing MIMO gains without user cooperation in large single-antenna wireless networks

Authors

Helmut Bölcskei and Rohit U. Nabar

Reference

Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 20, June 2004

DOI: 10.1109/ISIT.2004.1365057

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Abstract

We consider wireless networks where L single-antenna source-destination terminal pairs communicate concurrently through a common set of K single-antenna relay terminals using one-hop relaying. It is shown that asymptotically in K, the sum capacity of this network scales as C=(L/2)log(K)+O(1) and can be achieved without cooperation between any of the terminals.

Keywords

Wireless networks, MIMO, cooperation


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