Secure Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff of Zero-Forcing Transmit Scheme at Finite-SNR

In this paper, the authors address the finite Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff (DMT) of the Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) wiretap channel, where a Zero-Forcing (ZF) transmit scheme, that intends to send the secret information in the orthogonal space of the eavesdropper channel, is used. First, they introduce the secrecy multiplexing gain at finite-SNR that generalizes the definition at high-SNR. Then, they provide upper and lower bounds on the outage probability under secrecy constraint, from which secrecy diversity gain estimates of ZF are derived.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Topic: Security Date Added: Dec 2011 Format: PDF

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