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Essentials of Cognitive Radio

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Part of The Cambridge Wireless Essentials Series

  • Date Published: May 2009
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521897709

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  • 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.

    • A descriptive style and minimum mathematics make complex ideas easy to understand
    • Includes both technical and regulatory challenges that are essential to the development of cognitive radio
    • Identifies the core concepts that will remain central to the field irrespective of how the technology develops
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This book could be used as part of graduate studies on software radios and trends in radio design. This book is also a very nice tutorial on how the practicalities of radio design intersect with a future trend in radio design. It is rare to find the balance of practical depth and high-level vision that comes together in this book."
    Alfy Riddle, IEEE Microwave Magazine

    "The work is well written and illustrated with a minimum of mathematics. It is aimed at the practicing electrical or computer engineer or student interested in being introduced to this new technology...Recommended." - CHOICE

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2009
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521897709
    • length: 250 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 157 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    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

  • Author

    Linda E. Doyle, Trinity College, Dublin
    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.

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