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Market-Driven Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio


Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Changyan Yi, Jun Cai
    Pages 1-15
  3. Changyan Yi, Jun Cai
    Pages 17-34
  4. Changyan Yi, Jun Cai
    Pages 35-57
  5. Changyan Yi, Jun Cai
    Pages 59-84
  6. Changyan Yi, Jun Cai
    Pages 85-97
  7. Changyan Yi, Jun Cai
    Pages 99-100

About this book


This brief focuses on the current research on mechanism design for dynamic spectrum sharing in cognitive radio (CR) networks. Along with a review of CR architectures and characteristics, this brief presents the motivations, significances and unique challenges of implementing algorithmic mechanism design for encouraging both primary spectrum owners and secondary spectrum users to participate in dynamic spectrum sharing. The brief then focuses on recent advances in mechanism design in CR networks. With an emphasis on dealing with the uncertain spectrum availabilities, mechanisms based on spectrum recall, two-stage spectrum sharing and online spectrum allocation are introduced with the support of theoretic analyses and numerical illustrations. The brief concludes with a discussion of potential research directions and interests, which will motivate further studies on mechanism design for wireless communications. This brief is concise and approachable for researchers, professionals and advanced-level students in wireless communications and networks.


Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Cognitive Radio Networks Radio Resource Allocations Algorithmic Mechanism Design Auction Theory Game Theory Economic Incentives

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of ManitobaDepartment of Electrical and Computer EnWinnipegCanada
  2. 2.University of ManitobaDepartment of Electrical and Computer EnWinnipegCanada

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