In this paper, we derive closed-form solution for the bit error rate of multi-input multi-output (MIMO) system with maximum ratio combining. We consider binary PSK modulation suffers from cochannel interference (CCI) and imperfect channel state information (CSI). We assume a propagation model wherein the desired and interfering signals undergo independent and identically distributed (i.i.d.) Rayleigh fading channels. Furthermore, the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) gain penalty caused by the interference signals and the root mean square of the CSI were demonstrated. The numerical results presented in this paper demonstrate the system performance under very realistic propagation and detection conditions including MIMO system, CCI, imperfect CSI, generalized fading channels, and AWGN. Hence our results are expected to be of significant practical use for such scenarios.
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Authors would like to thank the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Faisal University (KFU), Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia for supporting this research as part of project no. (140072).
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Smadi, M.A., Al-Haija, Q.A. & Itradat, A.H. Exact Error Rate Analysis of MIMO-MRC System under Cochannel Interference and Imperfect Channel State Information. Wireless Pers Commun 79, 847–859 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-014-1890-0
- MIMO system
- Cochannel interference
- Channel state information
- Maximum ratio combining