Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks

Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks

Principles and Practice

1st Edition - November 13, 2009

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  • Editors: Alexander Wyglinski, Maziar Nekovee, Thomas Hou
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747150
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Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks gives comprehensive and balanced coverage of the principles of cognitive radio communications, cognitive networks, and details of their implementation, including the latest developments in the standards and spectrum policy. Case studies, end-of-chapter questions, and descriptions of various platforms and test beds, together with sample code, give hands-on knowledge of how cognitive radio systems can be implemented in practice. Extensive treatment is given to several standards, including IEEE 802.22 for TV White Spaces and IEEE SCC41 Written by leading people in the field, both at universities and major industrial research laboratories, this tutorial text gives communications engineers, R&D engineers, researchers, undergraduate and post graduate students a complete reference on the application of wireless communications and network theory for the design and implementation of cognitive radio systems and networks Each chapter is written by internationally renowned experts, giving complete and balanced treatment of the fundamentals of both cognitive radio communications and cognitive networks, together with implementation details Extensive treatment of the latest standards and spectrum policy developments enables the development of compliant cognitive systems Strong practical orientation – through case studies and descriptions of cognitive radio platforms and testbeds – shows how real world cognitive radio systems and network architectures have been built Alexander M. Wyglinski is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Director of the WPI Limerick Project Center, and Director of the Wireless Innovation Laboratory (WI Lab)

Key Features

  • Each chapter is written by internationally renowned experts, giving complete and balanced treatment of the fundamentals of both cognitive radio communications and cognitive networks, together with implementation details
  • Extensive treatment of the latest standards and spectrum policy developments enables the development of compliant cognitive systems
  • Strong practical orientation – through case studies and descriptions of cognitive radio platforms and testbeds – shows how "real world" cognitive radio systems and network architectures have been built


Communications and signal processing engineers; computer engineers; graduates on wireless communications masters programs

Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1 When radio meets software
    Alexander M. Wyglinski, Maziar Nekovee, and Y. Thomas Hou

    1.1 Introduction
    1.2 Software-Defined Radio
    1.3 Cognitive Radio
    1.4 Key Applications
    1.5 Book Organization

    Theme 1 Cognitive radio communication techniques and algorithms

    CHAPTER 2 Radio frequency spectrum and regulation
    Dennis Roberson and William Webb

    2.1 Introduction
    2.2 Spectrum: Nature’s Communication Highway
    2.3 Regulatory History and Successes
    2.4 Emerging Regulatory Challenges and Actions
    2.5 Regulatory Issues of Cognitive Access
    2.6 Spectrum Measurements and Usage
    2.7 Applications for Spectrum Occupancy Data
    2.8 Chapter Summary and Further Readings
    2.9 Problems

    CHAPTER 3 Digital communication fundamentals for cognitive radio
    Si Chen and Alexander M. Wyglinski

    3.1 Introduction
    3.2 Data Transmission
    3.3 Digital Modulation Techniques
    3.4 Probability of Bit Error
    3.5 Multicarrier Modulation
    3.6 Multicarrier Equalization Techniques
    3.7 Intersymbol Interference
    3.8 Pulse Shaping
    3.9 Chapter Summary and Further Readings
    3.10 Problems

    CHAPTER 4 Spectrum sensing and identification
    Qing Zhao and Ananthram Swami

    4.1 Introduction
    4.2 Primary Signal Detection
    4.3 From Detecting Primary Signals to Detecting Spectrum Opportunities
    4.4 Fundamental Trade-offs: Performance versus Constraint
    4.5 Fundamental Trade-offs: Sensing Accuracy versus Sensing Overhead
    4.6 Chapter Summary and Further Readings
    4.7 Problems

    CHAPTER 5 Spectrum access and sharing
    Alireza Attar, Oliver Holland, and Hamid Aghvami

    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Unlicensed Spectrum Sharing
    5.3 Licensed Spectrum Sharing
    5.4 Secondary Spectrum Access
    5.5 Non-Real-Time SSA
    5.6 Real-Time SSA
    5.7 Chapter Summary
    5.8 Problems

    CHAPTER 6 Agile transmission techniques

    Srikanth Pagadarai, Rakesh Rajbanshi, Gary J. Minden, and Alexander M. Wyglinski

    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Wireless Transmission for Dynamic Spectrum Access
    6.3 Noncontiguous Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
    6.4 NC-OFDM-Based Cognitive Radio: Challenges and Solutions
    6.5 Chapter Summary and Further Readings
    6.6 Problems

    CHAPTER 7 Reconfiguration, adaptation, and optimization
    Timothy R. Newman, Joseph B. Evans, and Alexander M. Wyglinski

    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Adaptation Engine
    7.3 Operating Parameters
    7.4 Parameter Relationships
    7.5 Cognitive Adaptation Engines
    7.6 Chapter Summary
    7.7 Problems

    Theme 2 Cognitive radio network theory

    CHAPTER 8 Fundamentals of communication networks
    Shiwen Mao

    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Architecture and Building Blocks
    8.3 New Challenges in Wireless Networks
    8.4 Mobility Modeling
    8.5 Power Control and Multiuser Diversity
    8.6 Multiple Access Schemes
    8.7 Routing, Energy Efficiency, and Network Lifetime
    8.8 Congestion Control in Wireless Networks
    8.9 Cross-Layer Design and Optimization
    8.10 Chapter Summary
    8.11 Problems

    CHAPTER 9 Cognitive radio network architectures
    Petri Mähönen and Janne Riihijärvi

    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Cognitive Radio Network Architectures
    9.3 Topology-Aware CRN Architectures
    9.4 Publish-Subscribe CRN Architecture
    9.5 Chapter Summary
    9.6 Problems

    CHAPTER 10 User cooperative communications
    Elsheikh Elsheikh, Kai-Kit Wong, Yangyang Zhang, and Tiejun Cui

    10.1 Introduction
    10.2 Relay Channels
    10.3 User Cooperation in Wireless Networks
    10.4 Multihop Relay Channel
    10.5 Chapter Summary and Further Readings
    10.6 Problems

    CHAPTER 11 Information theoretical limits on cognitive radio networks
    Natasha Devroye

    11.1 Introduction
    11.2 Information Theoretic Basics
    11.3 Interference-Avoiding Behavior: Spectrum Interweave
    11.4 Interference-Controlled Behavior: Spectrum Underlay
    11.5 Interference-Mitigating Behavior: Spectrum Overlay
    11.6 Chapter Summary
    11.7 Problems

    CHAPTER 12 Cross-layer optimization for multihop cognitive radio networks
    Yi Shi and Y. Thomas Hou

    12.1 Introduction
    12.2 Mathematical Models at Multiple Layers
    12.3 A Case Study: The Throughput Maximization Problem
    12.4 Numerical Results for the Throughput Maximization Problem
    12.5 Chapter Summary
    12.6 Problems

    Theme 3 Applications, standards, and implementations of cognitive radio

    CHAPTER 13 Defining cognitive radio
    Przemysław Pawełczak and Rangarao Venkatesha Prasad

    13.1 Introduction
    13.2 Defining CR: History, Applications, and Related Concepts
    13.3 CR Terminology Standardization
    13.4 Chapter Summary
    13.5 Problems

    CHAPTER 14 Cognitive radio for broadband wireless access in TV bands: The IEEE 802.22 standards
    Carlos Cordeiro, Dave Cavalcanti, and Saishankar Nandagopalan

    14.1 Introduction
    14.2 Overview of IEEE 802.22 Standard
    14.3 IEEE 802.22 Physical Layer
    14.4 IEEE 802.22 Medium-Access Control Layer
    14.5 Spectrum Sensing
    14.6 Other Standardization Activities
    14.7 Chapter Summary and Future Directions
    14.8 Problems

    CHAPTER 15 Cognitive radio network security
    Jung-Min “Jerry" Park, Kaigui Bian, and Ruiliang Chen

    15.1 Introduction
    15.2 Primary-User Emulation Attacks
    15.3 Robust Distributed Spectrum Sensing
    15.4 Security Vulnerabilities in IEEE 802.22
    15.5 Security Threats to the Radio Software
    15.6 Problems

    CHAPTER 16 Public safety and cognitive radio
    Marnix Heskamp, Roel Schiphorst, and Kees Slump

    16.1 Introduction
    16.2 Standards for Public Safety Communication
    16.3 Applications of Cognitive Radio
    16.4 Chapter Summary
    16.5 Problems

    CHAPTER 17 Auction-based spectrum markets in cognitive radio networks
    Xia Zhou, Heather Zheng, Maziar Nekovee, and Milind M. Buddhikot

    17.1 Introduction
    17.2 Rethinking Spectrum Auctions
    17.3 On-demand Spectrum Auctions
    17.4 Economically Robust Spectrum Auctions
    17.5 Double Spectrum Auctions for Multiparty Trading
    17.6 Chapter Summary and Further Readings
    17.7 Problems

    CHAPTER 18 GNU radio for cognitive radio experimentation
    Michael J. Leferman, Di Pu, and Alexander M. Wyglinski

    18.1 Introduction
    18.2 Analog Receiver
    18.3 Digital Transmitter
    18.4 Digital Receiver
    18.5 Cognitive Transmitter
    18.6 Chapter Summary
    18.7 Problems

    CHAPTER 19 Cognitive radio platforms and testbeds
    Danijela Cabric, David Taubenheim, Gio Cafaro, and Ronan Farrell

    19.1 Introduction
    19.2 Cognitive Radio Platform Based on Berkeley Emmulation Engine
    19.3 Motorola 10 MHz–4 GHz CMOS-Based, Experimental Cognitive Radio Platform
    19.4 The Maynooth Adaptable Radio System
    19.5 Chapter Summary
    19.6 Problems

    CHAPTER 20 Cognitive radio evolution
    Joseph Mitola III

    20.1 Introduction
    20.2 Cognitive Radio Architectures
    20.3 Architecture Evolution and Use Case Evolution
    20.4 Sensory Perception in the Evolving CRA
    20.5 Quality of Information
    20.6 Cognitive Radio Policy Languages
    20.7 Challenges and Opportunities
    20.8 Chapter Summary

    Appendices: GNU radio experimentation

    Appendix A: Essential Linux Commands
    Appendix B: GNU Radio Installation Guide
    Appendix C: Universal Software Radio Peripheral
    Appendix D: GNU Radio Python Program Structure
    Appendix E: Analog Receiver Code
    Appendix F: Digital Transmitter Code
    Appendix G: Digital Receiver Code
    Appendix H: Adaptive Transmitter Code

Product details

  • No. of pages: 736
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: November 13, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747150
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080879321

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Alexander Wyglinski

Maziar Nekovee

Thomas Hou

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