Key symbols and variables used throughout Chapter 1

Symbol | Connotation |

γ |
SNR |

average SNR | |

C |
capacity |

d |
diversity gain |

F |
fading gain |

g |
instantaneous channel gain |

average channel gain | |

L |
pathloss gain |

M |
number of nodes |

n |
pathloss coefficient |

N |
noise power |

n_{r} |
number of receive antennas |

n_{t} |
number of transmit antennas |

P |
power |

P_{e} |
error probability |

r |
rate gain, multiplexing gain |

R |
rate |

S |
shadowing gain |

S |
signal power |

S |
symbol power |

x |
distance |

Key symbols and variables used throughout Chapter 2

Symbol | Connotation |

α | LOS/NLOS weighting factor in pathloss equation |

α | azimuth angle of wave departure/arrival |

β |
elevation angle of wave departure/arrival |

γ |
angle of movement |

γ |
SNR |

average SNR | |

∈ | permittivity |

Δϕ |
angular shift |

Δd |
spatial shift/displacement |

Δf |
spectral shift |

Δh |
clutter undulation |

Δt |
temporal shift |

η |
fractional/relative power |

η |
intrinsic impedance |

θ |
azimuth antenna array orientation |

κ |
concentration of von Mises/Tikhonov distribution |

λ | wavelength |

μ |
mean of von Mises/Tikhonov distribution |

μ |
permeability |

ξ_{thr} |
threshold value |

ω |
angular frequency |

Ω | channeled power |

σ_{dB} |
shadow standard deviation ... |

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