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‘Fading is Our Friend!’: A Performance Comparison of WiMAX-MIMO/MISO/SISO Communication Systems

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Research work for some time now has shown that fading wireless channels present enormous advantages if properly exploited through a Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) communication model. In this paper, we demonstrate the advantages of implementing the MIMO communication model by investigating three communication techniques, namely, Single-Input Single-Output (SISO), Multiple-Input Single-Output (MISO) and MIMO for WiMAX communication systems. The performances of these communication techniques are analyzed and compared for three scenarios - rural environment, TGV (high-speed train) environment and urban environment by using the models to investigate several communication parameters.

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A. ROHAN, N. DAILLY and P. KUSUMWAL, "‘Fading is Our Friend!’: A Performance Comparison of WiMAX-MIMO/MISO/SISO Communication Systems," Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2010, pp. 28-36. doi: 10.4236/eng.2010.21004.

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