IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 299–301, February 1987doi: 10.1109/JSAC.1987.1146516
George A. Hufford
Abstract: A general model of received signal variability is outlined in which the signal level is represented as a simple algebraic combination of random functions which, in turn, vary with time, location, and the "situation." A study of signal variability should then be a study of the statistics of these separate random functions. Among other things, the model inspires extended definitions of the terms "reliability" and "confidence."
Keywords: TV; signal processing; fading; statistics; spread spectrum communications; frequency; fading channel; random variables; stochastic processes; large-scalesystems
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