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posted on 18.01.2018, 11:30 by Yunfei Chen, Wei Feng, Gan ZhengGan Zheng
IEEE Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as aerial base stations or relays are becoming increasingly important in communications. In this letter, the optimum placement of a relaying UAV for maximum reliability is studied. The total power loss, the overall outage and the overall bit error rate are derived as reliability measures. The optimum altitude is investigated for both static and mobile UAVs. Numerical results show that different reliability measures have slightly different optimum altitudes and that decode-and-forward is better than amplify-and-forward.

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  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

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IEEE Communications Letters

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CHEN, Y., FENG, W. and ZHENG, G., 2018. Optimum placement of UAV as relays. IEEE Communications Letters, 22 (2), pp.248-251

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2017-11-21

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1089-7798

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en