publication . Article . 2015

Relay Analysis in Molecular Communications With Time-Dependent Concentration

Xiayang Wang; Matthew D. Higgins; Mark S. Leeson;
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  • Published: 14 Nov 2015 Journal: IEEE Communications Letters, volume 19, pages 1,977-1,980 (issn: 1089-7798, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Molecular communications (MC) is a promising paradigm which enables nano-machines to communicate with each other. Due to the severe attenuation of molecule concentrations, there tends to be more errors when the receiver becomes farther from the transmitter. To solve this problem, relaying schemes need to be implemented to achieve reliable communications. In this letter, time-dependent molecular concentrations are utilised as the information carrier, which will be influenced by the noise and channel memory. The emission process is also considered. The relay node (RN) can decode messages, and forward them by sending either the same or a different kind of molecules...
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ACM Computing Classification System: Data_CODINGANDINFORMATIONTHEORY
free text keywords: QD, TK, Computer science, Molecular communication, Transmitter, Relay channel, Communication channel, Communications system, Relay, law.invention, law, Decoding methods, Telecommunications, business.industry, business, Electronic engineering, Bit error rate
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