Bivariate gamma type distributions for modeling wireless performance metrics

  • Andriette Bekker Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Johan Ferreira Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Keywords: Elliptical, Fading, MIMO system, Noncentral, Outage probability, Weibullised


In this paper a bivariate gamma type distribution, its noncentral counterpart, and a linked bivariate Weibullised gamma type distribution, following an elliptical assumption, are proposed and studied. The adaptability of this contribution is illustrated with the outage probability performance metric, where the proposed bivariate gamma type distributions may act as alternatives to existing fading models in wireless communications.


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Bekker, A., & Ferreira, J. (2018). Bivariate gamma type distributions for modeling wireless performance metrics. Statistics, Optimization & Information Computing, 6(3), 335-353.
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