Optimisation of relay-assisted wireless systems in quasi-static environments using ray tracing

Ash Bellett, Gayathri Kongara

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This paper presents a ray tracing approach to optimise the position of a relay in a static environment such that the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is maximised at the receiver. The underlying principles behind the ray tracing wireless channel model are summarised. An implementation of a ray tracing algorithm is developed in MATLAB to calculate the channel state information (CSI) of a relay-assisted communication system. This information is applied to determine the path loss of the wireless channel. The simulated results are compared with experimental data from software-defined radio (SDR) measurements to assess the model's validity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 27th International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC 2017)
EditorsKhandakar E. Ahmed, Keshav Sood
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509067961, 9781509067954
ISBN (Print)9781509067978
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventInternational Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference 2017 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 22 Nov 201724 Nov 2017
Conference number: 27th
https://itnac.org.au/2017/22-24-november-2017-rendezvous-hotel-melbourne-australia (Conference website)
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/8169969/proceeding (Proceedings)


ConferenceInternational Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference 2017
Abbreviated titleITNAC 2017
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