[e2e] Collaboration on Future Internet Architectures

Lachlan Andrew lachlan.andrew at gmail.com
Fri May 4 09:49:45 PDT 2007

On 03/05/07, David P. Reed <dpreed at reed.com> wrote:
> the standard analysis
> presumes that the noise process is independent at each receiver, an
> overly non-physical and way-too-conservative-assumption by a factor
> likely o(M^k) where k is >= 1.

Thermal noise in the radio fround-end is almost certain to be
independent at each receiver.  If all other noise can be averaged out,
this noise will still exist, and give the standard assumption.

> The per-node capacity in this hypothetical conservative model is thus
> Cap[node] = o(W*log(S/N))...

... if we have a single receiver.  That is why David Tse's work is all MIMO.


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