Do you need to get quickly up to speed on cognitive radio? This concise, practical guide presents the key concepts and challenges you need to know about, including issues associated with security, regulation, and designing and building cognitive radios. Written in a descriptive style and using minimum mathematics, complex ideas are made easily understandable, providing you with a perfect introduction to the technology and preparing you to face its many future challenges.
Linda E. Doyle is an Associate Professor at Trinity College, Dublin. She leads a large research group in the Centre for Telecommunications Value-chain Research (CTVR). CTVR focuses on the design of future telecommunications networks and systems and Prof. Doyle's research focuses on wireless networking cognitive radio, reconfigurable networks, dynamic spectrum access networks and spectrum management techniques. The research involves both theoretical and experimental aspects.
Acknowledgements; 1. A cognitive radio world; 2. The essentials - an overview; 3. Taking action; 4. Observing the outside world; 5. Making decisions; 6. Security in cognitive radio; 7. Cognitive radio platforms; 8. Cognitive radio regulation and standardisation; 9. Conclusions; About the author; Index.