Future Opportunities for Cognitive Radio Networks



This concluding chapter of the book discusses the near-future opportunities, projections and possibilities for cognitive radio networks, even as the technology continues to evolve. Some problems that are yet lingering are identified, particularly as it relates to resource limitations and solutions in the cognitive radio networks. Recommendations are then made to provide clarity on the directions for which future works should be focussed in order to further strengthen the research and development on resource solutions and the overall realisation of the promises and possibilities of the cognitive radio networks.


Cognitive radio networks Next-generation networks Resource optimisation Queueing theory Stochastic geometry Machine and deep learning Sixth-generation 


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  1. 1.University of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa

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