Brunel University Research Archive (BURA) >
Schools >
School of Engineering and Design >
School of Engineering and Design Research papers >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/3636

Title: Analysis of DVB-H network coverage with the application of transmit diversity
Authors: Zhang, Y
Zhang, CH
Cosmas, J
Loo, KK
Owens, T
Bari, RD
Lostenlan, Y
Bard, M
Keywords: CDD
CNR
DVB-T/H
OFDM
QoS
SFN
Transmit diversity
Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: IEEE Transaction on Broadcasting, Quality Issue in Multimedia Broadcasting. 54(3) 568-577, Sep 2008.
Abstract: This paper investigates the effects of the Cyclic Delay Diversity (CDD) transmit diversity scheme on DVB-H networks. Transmit diversity improves reception and Quality of Service (QoS) in areas of poor coverage such as sparsely populated or obscured locations. The technique not only povides robust reception in mobile environments thus improving QoS, but it also reduces network costs in terms of the transmit power, number of infrastructure elements, antenna height and the frequency reuse factor over indoor and outdoor environments. In this paper, the benefit and effectiveness of CDD transmit diversity is tackled through simulation results for comparison in several scenarios of coverage in DVB-H networks. The channel model used in the simulations is based on COST207 and a basic radio planning technique is used to illustrate the main principles developed in this paper. The work reported in this paper was supported by the European Commission IST project—PLUTO (Physical Layer DVB Transmission Optimization).
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/3636
ISSN: 0018-9316
Appears in Collections:School of Engineering and Design Research papers
Electronic and Computer Engineering

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
J18.pdf1.75 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in BURA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 


Library (c) Brunel University.    Powered By: DSpace
Send us your
Feedback. Last Updated: September 14, 2010.
Managed by:
Hassan Bhuiyan