Modeling wireless channel employing ray tracing techniques: A systematic review

  • Andrés Navarro Cadavid Universidad Icesi, Cali
  • Dinael Guevara Ibarra Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander, Cúcuta
  • Jorge Gómez Rojas Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta
Keywords: Wireless channel, ray tracing, channel modeling


This paper presents an analysis of the research conducted by the scientific community who report similar characteristics in their evaluation. Predictions based on the use of computational tools that improve response times with acceptable accuracy. These calculations are corroborated by extensive measurement campaigns at specific sites in order to demonstrate the hypothesis. Finally the results were analyzed for each situation presented.

Author Biographies

Andrés Navarro Cadavid, Universidad Icesi, Cali

Profesor titular y Director del Grupo de Investigación en Informática y Telecomunicaciones (i2T) de la Universidad Icesi de Cali. Es Ingeniero Electrónico (1993) y Magister en Gestión de la Tecnología (1999) de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín y Doctor Ingeniero en Telecomunicación de la Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, España (2003).

Dinael Guevara Ibarra, Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander, Cúcuta

Ingeniero electricista de la Universidad Industrial de Santander (Colombia), especialista en Teleinformática de la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (Colombia), Maestría en Ingeniería Electrónica con énfasis en Telecomunicaciones de la Universidad Nacional Experimental Politécnica Antonio José de Sucre (Venezuela) y Doctor en Ingeniería área de Telecomunicaciones de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín (Colombia). Actualmente labora como docente asociado a la Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander en el programa de Ingeniería Electrónica y es el Director del Grupo de Investigación y Desarrollo en Telecomunicaciones [GIDT]. Su área de interés son los modelos de canal inalámbrico.

Jorge Gómez Rojas, Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta
Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta


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