Interference Management and Control in Cognitive Radio Networks Using Stochastic Geometry



This chapter focusses on the recent use of the tool of stochastic geometry for achieving interference management and control in the cognitive radio networks. The advantages of the use of the tool of stochastic geometry over the traditional grid model are highlighted. Also, the general methods of modelling interference with the tool of stochastic geometry are presented, while the common approaches when characterising users’ distributions are discussed. Furthermore, the strengths and limitations of each of the approaches discussed are pointed out. Then, analyses that demonstrate how this tool can be effective when used in modelling interference in the cognitive radio networks are presented.


Cognitive radio networks Network interference Interference management Hexagonal grid model Stochastic geometry 


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  1. 1.University of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa

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