Bouncy Detector to Differentiate between GSM and WiMAX Signals

  • Ammar Abdul-Hamed Khader
  • Mainuddin
  • Mirza Tariq Beg
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 264)


This work considered the differentiation and discrimination between GSM and WiMAX signals in noisy environment. Our new discriminator (Bouncy Detector (BD)) is an extension of the work of Hop Rate Detector (HRD) and it is exploited for differentiation and discrimination process between GSM and WiMAX signals. HRD was basically designed to detect and estimate the hop rate of frequency hopping signals only. Other kind of detectors like Matched Filter detector, Energy Detector and Feature Detector cannot give us an indication about the type of signals and also suffer from many drawbacks like complexity in design, determining the value of threshold level and increasing probability of false alarm (Pf) in high noise level etc. The simulation results show that BD can work properly and accurately without confusion between the signals, even in highly noise environment.


Bouncy Detector (BD) Hop Rate Detector (HRD) Frequency Hopping (FH) GSM WiMAX 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ammar Abdul-Hamed Khader
    • 1
  • Mainuddin
    • 1
  • Mirza Tariq Beg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics & Communication EngineeringJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia

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