A novel hybrid learning based Ada Boost (HLBAB) classifier for channel state estimation in cognitive networks


Spectrum sensing, through efficient channel estimation methods utilizing cognitive radio networks, has become an increasingly researched area in recent times. This has become more pronounced in recent times, especially with increasing scarcity in availability of radio frequency spectrum. Wireless state of the art communication standards demand high bandwidth to provide seamless connectivity and high degree of mobility, which requires more of radio frequency band for functioning. Hence, intelligent methods of spectrum allocation have been an increasing challenge in recent times. This paper proposes a hybrid learning based-Ada Boost classifier model for efficient spectrum allocation through channel state estimation through a learning and double classification approach. The proposed algorithm has been experimented in a high bandwidth characterized 5G communication simulation settings and observed for its performance measures namely collision rate analysis, throughput, probability of detection, false alarm detection and bit error rate. The proposed technique has been compared against benchmark techniques such as conventional fast Fourier transform based energy detector, fuzzy cognitive engine and adaptive neuro fuzzy inference model without Ada Boost and found to exhibit superior performance in all performance measures. The proposed technique exhibits a spectral efficiency of nearly 90% and considered to be a suitable spectrum sensing scheme for high bandwidth and narrowband utilities.

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Vadivukkarasi, S., Santhi, S. A novel hybrid learning based Ada Boost (HLBAB) classifier for channel state estimation in cognitive networks. Int. J. Dynam. Control 9, 299–307 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40435-020-00633-y

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  • Channel state estimation
  • Spectrum sensing
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Ada Boost algorithms
  • Supervised learning
  • Back propagation learning