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Use CCDF to find probability for specified relative power

Since R2022a



    prob = probability(meter,relpower) finds the probability prob in percent that the instantaneous signal power is above the average signal power by relpower dB.


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    Compute the average power measurement of the generated voltage signal.

    x = complex(rand(10000,1)-0.5,rand(10000,1)-0.5);
    pm = powermeter(ComputeCCDF=true);
    averagePower = pm(x);                             % power in dB

    Compute the probability that the instantaneous power of the signal is 3 dB above the average power.

    prob = probability(pm,3) % probability in percentage
    prob = 7.6009

    Plot the CCDF curve.


    Find the relative power for the given probability.

    relativepwr = relativePower(pm,prob)
    relativepwr = 3.0000

    Input Arguments

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    Power meter, specified as a powermeter System object™.

    Relative power in dB, specified as a column vector.

    Data Types: single | double

    Output Arguments

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    Probability in percentage, returned as an N-by-M matrix. The probability that the instantaneous signal power of the jth channel is above its average signal power by relpower(i,j), in dB, is prob(i)/100. N equals the number of rows in relpower and M equals the number of signals provided to the powermeter object.

    If the PowerRange property is not set sufficiently large, the computed CCDF curve may not reach some relative power values in relpower and the corresponding values in prob is NaN.

    Data Types: double

    Version History

    Introduced in R2022a

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