Mobility

A Class of Bi-Directional Multi-Relay Protocols

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Executive Summary

In a bi-directional relay channel, two nodes wish to exchange independent messages over a shared wireless half-duplex channel with the help of relays. Recent work has considered information theoretic limits of the bi-directional relay channel with a single relay. In this paper, the authors consider bidirectional relaying with multiple relays. They derive achievable rate regions and outer bounds for half-duplex protocols with multiple decode and forward relays and compare these to the same protocols with amplify and forward relays in an additive white Gaussian noise channel.

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