Cooperative and Cognitive Satellite Systems

Cooperative and Cognitive Satellite Systems

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  • Authors: Symeon Chatzinotas, Björn Ottersten, Riccardo De Gaudenzi
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128001912

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Cooperative and Cognitive Satellite Systems provides a solid overview of the current research in the field of cooperative and cognitive satellite systems, helping users understand how to incorporate state-of-the-art communication techniques in innovative satellite network architectures to enable the next generation of satellite systems. The book is edited and written by top researchers and practitioners in the field, providing a comprehensive explanation of current research that allows users to discover future technologies and their applications, integrate satellite and terrestrial systems and services to create innovative network architectures, understand the requirements and possibilities for future satellite communications standards and protocols, and evaluate the feasibility and practical constraints involved in the deployment process.

Key Features

  • Provides a solid overview of the current research in the field of co-operative and cognitive satellite systems
  • Presents concepts in multibeam and multicarrier joint processing and high performance random access schemes
  • Explains hybrid and dual satellite systems, cognitive broadband satellite systems, spectrum exploitation, and resource allocation


Researchers in academia and postgraduate students; R&D and telecom engineers in industry

Table of Contents

    • List of contributors
    • Preface
    • Cooperative and cognitive satellite systems
      • 1 Introduction
    • About the Editors
    • List of figures
    • Acronyms
    • Chapter 1: Multibeam joint detection
      • Abstract
      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 Theoretical performance limits
      • 1.3 Multibeam processing: linear and nonlinear joint detection
      • 1.4 Practical impairments
      • 1.5 Conclusions
    • Chapter 2: High-performance random access schemes
      • Abstract
      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Key terrestrial RA techniques and their applicability to satellite
      • 2.3 RA techniques for satellite networks
      • 2.4 RA capacity
      • 2.5 Systems and standards
      • 2.6 Summary and future research perspectives
    • Chapter 3: Multibeam joint precoding: frame-based design
      • Abstract
      • 3.1 Introduction
      • 3.2 System and channel model
      • 3.3 Frame-based precoding design
      • 3.4 User selection for frame-based precoding
      • 3.5 Performance evaluation of selected methods
      • 3.6 Conclusions
    • Chapter 4: On-ground signal processing techniques enabling efficient amplification of multicarriers
      • Abstract
      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 Joint amplification of multicarriers
      • 4.3 Multicarrier predistortion
      • 4.4 Equalization
      • 4.5 Performance assessment
      • 4.6 Discussions and roadmap
    • Chapter 5: On-ground beam forming techniques for mobile satellite systems applications
      • Abstract
      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 OGBF versus on-board beam forming
      • 5.3 Beam forming errors in OGBF
      • 5.4 Integrated OGBF and interference mitigation techniques
      • 5.5 OGBF Proof-of-concept real-time demonstrator
      • 5.6 Conclusions
    • Chapter 6: Cooperative coverage extension in land mobile satellite networks
      • Abstract
      • 6.1 Introduction
      • 6.2 Network coding
      • 6.3 System model
      • 6.4 Noncooperative scenario
      • 6.5 Cooperative scenario
      • 6.6 Cooperative coverage extension in DVB-SH
      • 6.7 Network-coded cooperation for DVB-SH
      • 6.8 Numerical results
      • 6.9 Conclusions
    • Chapter 7: User scheduling in cooperative satellite systems
      • Abstract
      • 7.1 Introduction
      • 7.2 Multiuser MIMO communications
      • 7.3 Multiuser scheduling
      • 7.4 Coexisting multibeam satellite systems
      • 7.5 User scheduling for frame-based precoding
      • 7.6 Conclusions
    • Chapter 8: MIMO over satellite: no longer a toddler
      • Abstract
      • 8.1 Introduction
      • 8.2 Satellite MIMO configurations, architectures, and systems
      • 8.3 Satellite MIMO channel
      • 8.4 Satellite MIMO techniques and technology
      • 8.5 Summary and future research directions
    • Chapter 9: Network coding and its applications to satellite systems
      • Abstract
      • 9.1 Introduction to network coding
      • 9.2 Broadcast communications and cooperative networks
      • 9.3 Broadband multibeam satellites
      • 9.4 Coding perspectives
      • 9.5 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter 10: Cognitive radio scenarios for satellite communications: the CoRaSat project
      • Abstract
      • 10.1 The CoRaSat project
      • 10.2 CoRaSat Scenarios
      • 10.3 Methodology for scenario assessment and selection
      • 10.4 Selected scenarios
      • 10.5 Preliminary system architecture for selected scenarios
      • 10.6 Concluding remarks
    • Chapter 11: Hybrid satellite systems: extending terrestrial networks using satellites
      • Abstract
      • 11.1 Introduction to hybrid satellite/terrestrial communications
      • 11.2 Properties of hybrid systems
      • 11.3 Cognitive hybrid satellite/terrestrial communications systems
      • 11.4 A concept for hybrid satellite/terrestrial LTE network
      • 11.5 Future directions
      • 11.6 Conclusions
    • Chapter 12: Cognitive dual satellite systems
      • Abstract
      • 12.1 Introduction
      • 12.2 Dual satellite systems
      • 12.3 Modeling of DSS for cognitive design
      • 12.4 Cognitive DSS
      • 12.5 Network coding DSS
      • 12.6 Conclusions
    • Chapter 13: Cognitive beamforming for spectral coexistence of hybrid satellite systems
      • Abstract
      • 13.1 Introduction
      • 13.2 Beamforming in general context
      • 13.3 Application in CR networks
      • 13.4 Cognitive beamforming for SatComs
      • 13.5 CB for Uplink coexistence
      • 13.6 Transmit beamforming for downlink coexistence
      • 13.7 Practical challenges and future issues
      • 13.8 Chapter summary
      • Acknowledgment
    • Chapter 14: Use of databases for dynamic spectrum management in cognitive satellite systems
      • Abstract
      • 14.1 Introduction
      • 14.2 Spectrum databases in terrestrial systems
      • 14.3 Application of databases in satellite systems
      • 14.4 Practical scenarios
      • 14.5 Emerging spectrum management techniques for satellite bands
      • 14.6 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 542
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: May 11, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128001912

About the Authors

Symeon Chatzinotas

Symeon Chatzinotas
Symeon Chatzinotas is a Research Scientist at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg. He has worked on numerous R&D projects and has authored more than 120 technical papers in refereed international journals, conferences and scientific books. He has served as Technical Program Committee member in numerous conferences and he is a Senior IEEE member. His research interests are in multiuser information theory, cooperative/ cognitive communications, and wireless network optimization.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Scientist at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg

Björn Ottersten

Björn Ottersten
Björn Ottersten is Director for the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust at the University of Luxembourg. As Digital Champion of Luxembourg, he acts as an adviser to the European Commissioner. He has held high level research and teaching positions at various universities, and was Director of Research at ArrayComm Inc, a start-up in San Jose, CA, based on his own patented technology. He has authored over 450 scientific papers, including many award-winning journal and conference papers. He is currently editor in chief of EURASIP Signal Processing Journal. Dr. Ottersten is a Fellow of the IEEE and EURASIP. In 2011 he received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award. His research interests include security and trust, reliable wireless communications, and statistical signal processing.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director for the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg

Riccardo De Gaudenzi

Riccardo De Gaudenzi
Riccardo de Gaudenzi is Head of the Radio Frequency Systems, Payload and Technology Division at the European Space Agency Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The division is responsible for supporting the definition and development of advanced satellite system, subsystems and related technologies for telecommunications, navigation and earth observation applications. He has been responsible for a large number of R&D activities for TT&C, Telecom and Navigation applications. He spent one year with Qualcomm Inc., San Diego USA, in the Globalstar project system group. His current interest is mainly related with efficient digital modulation and multiple access techniques for fixed and mobile satellite services, synchronization topics, adaptive interference mitigation techniques and communication systems simulation techniques. He actively contributed to the development and the demonstration of the ETSI S-UMTS Family A, S-MIM, DVB-S2, DVB-S2X, DVB-RCS2 and DVB-SH standards. He has published more than 140 scientific papers and own more than 20 patents.

Affiliations and Expertise

European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

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