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channel capacity

[′chan·əl kə′pas·əd·ē]
(communications)
The maximum number of bits or other information elements that can be handled in a particular channel per unit time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(2) and the Shannon capacity formula, we can obtain the channel capacity from BS to [U.sub.i] in time slot i as
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