Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks: Principles and Practice (Academic Press) is an edited textbook and reference guide designed for introducing the telecommunications generalist to the rapidly emerging area of cognitive radio.
Edited by Professor Alexander M. Wyglinski (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Dr. Maziar Nekovee (BT Research and University College London), and Professor Thomas Hou (Virginia Tech), this book consists of twenty chapters written by internationally renowned experts and covers a wide breath of topics related to cognitive radio communications and networks.
More information about this publication can be found at Elsevier’s book information webpage by clicking here.
Accompanying this book are a collection of lecture slides for almost every chapter (available online), as well as the solutions for the end-of-chapter questions (available upon request).
Available Lecture Slides
The chapter lecture slides listed below are available for immediate download:
- Chapter 1: When radio meets software
- Chapter 2: Radio frequency spectrum and regulation
- Chapter 3: Digital communication fundamentals for cognitive radio
- Chapter 4: Spectrum sensing and identification
- Chapter 5: Spectrum access and sharing
- Chapter 6: Agile transmission techniques
- Chapter 7: Reconfiguration, adaptation, and optimization
- Chapter 8: Fundamentals of communication networks
- Chapter 10: User cooperative communications
- Chapter 11: Information theoretical limits on cognitive radio networks
- Chapter 12: Cross-layer optimization for multihop CR networks
- Chapter 13: Defining cognitive radio
- Chapter 14: Cognitive radio for broadband wireless access in TV bands
- Chapter 15: Cognitive radio network security
- Chapter 16: Public safety and cognitive radio
- Chapter 17: Auction-based spectrum markets in cognitive radio networks
- Chapter 18: GNU radio for cognitive radio experimentation