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Theoretical performance comparison between reference-based coherent BPSK and BCH coded differential BPSK

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  • A Bateman
  • M Li
  • JP McGeehan
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobecom 1992, Orlando
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1791 - 1796
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780306082
StatePublished - Dec 1992
EventGlobal Telecommunications Conference, 1992 (GLOBECOM 1992) - Orlando, FL, United States


ConferenceGlobal Telecommunications Conference, 1992 (GLOBECOM 1992)
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period1/12/92 → …


Both channel sounding and channel coding are well-known techniques for improving bit error rate (BER) performance of data transmission over a narrowband mobile radio channel. The two techniques share a common ground with regard to the fact that both of them use redundancy signals, (reference signals for channel sounding and parity check bits for channel coding) to achieve the improved performance. A comparison of theoretical phase-shift keying, (PSK) performance in terms of BER is made between the reference-based coherent binary phase shift keying detection and the BCH coded differential detection under different fading conditions. Comparisons are also made between reference-based coherent detection and BCH coded decision-feedback differential phase shift keying (DPSK)

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    Research areas

  • BCH codes, fading, mobile radio systems, phase shift keying


Global Telecommunications Conference, 1992 (GLOBECOM 1992)

Duration1 Dec 1992 → …
CityOrlando, FL
CountryUnited States

Event: Conference

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