12. Cognitive Radio Networks in TV White Spaces

  1. David Grace2 and
  2. Honggang Zhang3
  1. Maziar Nekovee and
  2. Dave Wisely

Published Online: 24 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118360316.ch12

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation

How to Cite

Nekovee, M. and Wisely, D. (2012) Cognitive Radio Networks in TV White Spaces, in Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy & Economics, Implementation (eds D. Grace and H. Zhang), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118360316.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Electronics, University of York, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Author Information

  1. BT Research, Martlesham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119951506

Online ISBN: 9781118360316

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Keywords:

  • CR implementation, a revolution in future spectrum use;
  • CRNs in TV White Spaces;
  • TV White Spaces, the UK spectrum allocation, 470MHz to 790MHZ;
  • the UK, 16 channels ‘upper cleared’ band auction for LTE800;
  • ‘secondary’ use of TVWS, device/cognitive functionalities;
  • location-linked database, device scan, and beacon network;
  • database and geolocation, for determining free channels;
  • wireless microphones use FM, proposed algorithms for detection;
  • spectrum etiquettes and market mechanisms, spectrums for secondary access;
  • TVWS, lower cost than LTE, for rural broadband, home equipment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Research and Development Challenges

  • Regulation and Standardization

  • Quantifying Spectrum Opportunities

  • Commercial Use Cases

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References