In this correspondence, we analytically derive the bit error rate (BER) for bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) under the assumption of a temporally correlated flat Rayleigh fading channel. We assume the channel state information (CSI) to be unknown at receiver side and consider a linear minimum mean-squared error (LMMSE) channel estimator that relies on periodically inserted pilot symbols. We give asymptotic results for both non-iterative BICM and BICM with iterative decoding (BICM-ID). Furthermore, we show that the interpretation of the channel estimation error as an SNR degradation holds true in these cases.
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