Low-SNR asymptote of CRB on SNR estimates for BPSK in Nakagami-m fading channels with diversity combining

Ertas T., Dilaveroglu E.

ELECTRONICS LETTERS, vol.39, no.23, pp.1680-1682, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 23
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1049/el:20031057
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1680-1682
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


A simple closed-form expression is derived for the low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) asymptote of the Cramer-Rao bound (CRB) for estimating the SNR of binary phase shift keying modulated signals received over Nakagami-m fading channels with L branch equal gain combining diversity.