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International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 795050, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/795050
Research Article

On the Performance of Quasiorthogonal STBC with Relay Selection and Phase Rotation Techniques for Decode and Forward Cooperative Communications

1The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok 10800, Thailand
2RWTH Aachen University, Aachen 52056, Germany

Received 10 April 2012; Revised 31 October 2012; Accepted 12 November 2012

Academic Editor: Shan Lin

Copyright © 2013 Nikorn Sutthisangiam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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