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Hier finden Sie wissenschaftliche Publikationen aus den FraunhoferInstituten. Statistical evaluation of multipath component lifetime in the cartocar channel at urban street intersections based on geometrical tracking
 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE; IEEE Vehicular Technology Society VTS: IEEE 75th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2012. Vol.1 : Yokohama, Japan, 6  9 May 2012 Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2012 ISBN: 9781467309905 ISBN: 9781467309899 ISBN: 9781467309882 S.800804 
 Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring) <75, 2012, Yokohama> 

 Englisch 
 Konferenzbeitrag 
 Fraunhofer HHI () 
Abstract
In this paper we present a statistical evaluation of the lifetime of multipath components for the vehicular radio channel. We introduce a new identification and tracking algorithm. The algorithm follows a geometrical approach exploiting the high scatterer resolution in the measurement data and takes as an estimation basis considerations on the relative movement of the scatterer. We sequentially evaluate weighted interrelations between detected contributions in the timedelay domain and decide on common underlying scatterers or not. We subsequently apply the algorithm to evaluate the measured data. We use wideband channel measurement data collected at urban street intersections under NLOS conditions. We suggest a classification of distinct and diffuse contributions by means of a threshold with respect to lifetime and discuss on their temporal characteristics, based on an exemplary measurement with typical values. In specific we characterize the lifetime by means of a probability density function and further examine the relation of lifetime and power level of the multipath contribution.