Inspired by the eye diagram in classical radio frequency (RF) based communications, the MOL-Eye diagram is proposed for the performance evaluation of a molecular signal within the context of molecular communication. Utilizing various features of this diagram, three new metrics for the performance evaluation of a molecular signal, namely the maximum eye height, standard deviation of received molecules, and counting SNR (CSNR) are introduced. The applicability of these performance metrics in this domain is verified by comparing the performance of binary concentration shift keying (BCSK) and BCSK with consecutive power adjustment (BCSK-CPA) modulation techniques in a vessel-like environment with laminar flow. The results show that, in addition to classical performance metrics such as biterror rate and channel capacity, these performance metrics can also be used to show the advantage of an efficient modulation technique over a simpler one.
|Title of host publication||2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2018|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2018 Jun 8|
|Event||2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2018 - Barcelona, Spain|
Duration: 2018 Apr 15 → 2018 Apr 18
|Name||IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC|
|Other||2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2018|
|Period||18/4/15 → 18/4/18|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This research was partially supported by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) under Grant number 116E916, the Basic Science Research Program (2016K2A9A1A06926542, 2017R1A1A1A05001439) through NRF of Korea, and by Generalitat de Catalunya of the Secretariat for Universities and Research of the Ministry of Business and Knowledge of the Government of Catalonia via the Beatriu de Pinos program.
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