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Prof. Daniel Benevides da Costa

Prof. Daniel Benevides da Costa

Federal University of Ceará, Brazil


Email: danielbcosta@ieee.org


Qualifications

2006-2008  Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Brazil

2004-2006  M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Brazil

1999-2003  B.Sc., Telecommunications Engineering, Brazil


Publications (selected)


  1. H. Ding, J. Ge, D. B. da Costa, and Z. Jiang, Asymptotic Analysis of Cooperative Diversity Systems with Relay Selection in a Spectrum Sharing Scenario, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, v. 60, no. 2, p. 457-472, Feb. 2011.
  2. D. B. da Costa, H. Ding, and J. Ge . Interference-Limited Relaying Transmissions in Dual-Hop Cooperative Networks over Nakagami-m Fading, IEEE  Communications Letters, v. 15, no.5, p. 503-505, May 2011.
  3. H. Ding, J. Ge, D. B. da Costa, and Z. Jiang, A New Efficient Low-Complexity Scheme for Multi-Source Multi-Relay Cooperative Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, v. 60, no. 2, p. 716-722, Feb. 2011.
  4. D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, Amplify-and-Forward in Channel-Noise Assisted Cooperative Networks with Relay Selection, IEEE Communications Letters,  v. 14, no. 7, pp. 608-610, Jul. 2010.
  5. D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, Performance Analysis of Relay Selection Techniques with Clustered Fixed-Gain Relays, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, v. 17, no. 12, pp. 201-204, Feb. 2010.
  6. D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, End-to-End Performance of Dual-Hop Semi-Blind Relaying Systems with Partial Relay Selection, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, v. 8, no. 8, pp. 4306-4315, Aug. 2009.
  7. D. B. da Costa and S. Aïssa, Cooperative Dual-Hop Relaying Systems with Beamforming over Nakagami-m Fading Channels, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, v. 8, no. 8, pp. 3950-3954, Aug. 2009.
  8. D. B. da Costa, M. D. Yacoub, and J. C. S. Santos Filho, General Exact and Accurate Approximate Formulations for the Crossing Rates of Multibranch Diversity Receivers over Non-Identical Correlated Weibull Channels, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, v. 9, no. 3, pp. 1188-1193, Mar. 2009.
  9. D. B. da Costa, M. D. Yacoub, and J. C. S. Santos Filho, An Improved Closed-Form Approximation to the Sum of Arbitrary Nakagami-m Fading Variates, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 3854-3858, Nov. 2008.
  10. D. B. da Costa, J. C. S. Santos Filho, M. D. Yacoub, and G. Fraidenraich, Crossing Rates and Fade Durations for Diversity-Combining Schemes over alpha-mu Fading Channels, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, v. 6. no. 12, pp. 4263-4267, Dec. 2007.