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Spectrum sharing and cognitive radio

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  • TJ Harrold
  • L Wang
  • MA Beach
  • G Salami
  • A Yarmohammad
  • O Holland
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications, St Petersburg Russia
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Publication dateOct 2009
Pages1 - 8
ISBN (Print)9781424439423
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StatePublished

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications & Workshops (ICUMT '09)
CountryRussian Federation
CitySt. Petersburg
Period1/10/09 → …

Abstract

Spectrum sharing has been the subject of a 3 year research programme organised by the UK's Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile and Personal Communications. Cognitive radio was identified as a key enabling technology to allow spectrum to be shared efficiently between terminals and networks. The project has harnessed the skills of 4 UK Universities working together to understand the potential benefits for its industrial members of cognitive radio technology. This paper discusses some of the work that has been carried out by the Mobile VCE researchers in the field of cognitive radio together with some of the key results and conclusions. The central work has developed algorithms that control the dynamic allocation of radio resources between cooperating network operators as well as spectrum access protocols that allow suitably equipped terminals to sense and use free spectrum. Simulation work has shown that a gain in the efficiency of spectrum use is feasible for both types of spectrum sharing.

Additional information

Conference Organiser: IEEE Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: The work reported in this paper has formed part of the Delivery Efficiency Core Research Programme of the Virtual Centre of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications, Mobile VCE, www.mobilevce.com. This research has been funded by the UK Government’s Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council, with additional financial support from the Industrial Companies who are Members of Mobile VCE. Fully detailed technical reports on this research are available to Industrial Members of Mobile VCE. Terms of use: Copyright © 2009 IEEE. Reprinted with permission, from - TJ Harrold, LF Wang, MA Beach, G Salami, A Yarmohammad, O Holland; 'Spectrum sharing and cognitive radio'; International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications & Workshops (ICUMT '09); October 2009. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to pubs-permissions@ieee.org. By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

Research areas

  • component, cognitive radio, spectrum sharing, spectrum sensing

Event

International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications & Workshops (ICUMT '09)

Duration1 Oct 2009 → …
CountryRussian Federation
CitySt. Petersburg

Event: Conference

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