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Influence of antenna selection on spectrum occupancy measurements in the context of cognitive radio (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Mehdawi, M., Riley, N. G., Fanan, A., & Ammar, M. (2017). Influence of antenna selection on spectrum occupancy measurements in the context of cognitive radio. In 2016 24th Telecommunications Forum (TELFOR)doi:10.1109/TELFOR.2016.7818754

© 2016 IEEE. Cognitive radio (CR) has been proposed as a solution to the spectrum scarcity problem, which is aggravated by emergence of bandwidth-hungry and feature-rich wireless applications. Selection of appropriate antennas for cognitive radio app... Read More

Spectrum occupancy measurements and lessons learned in the context of cognitive radio (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Mehdawi, M., Riley, N. G., Ammar, M., Fanan, A., & Zolfaghari, M. (2016). Spectrum occupancy measurements and lessons learned in the context of cognitive radio. https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR.2015.7377446

Various measurement campaigns have shown that numerous spectrum bands are vacant even though licenses have been issued by the regulatory agencies. Dynamic spectrum access (DSA) based on Cognitive Radio (CR) has been regarded as a prospective solution... Read More

Comparing historical and current spectrum occupancy measurements in the context of cognitive radio (2012)
Conference Proceeding
Mehdawi, M., Riley, N., Ammar, M., & Zolfaghari, M. (2012). Comparing historical and current spectrum occupancy measurements in the context of cognitive radio. In 20th Telecommunications forum TELFOR 2012, 623-626. doi:10.1109/telfor.2012.6419287

Cognitive radio (CR) technology promises to be one possible solution to solve the problem of lack of frequency spectrum, by allowing access of unlicensed users in licensed bands, based on an opportunistic approach and without interfering with the lic... Read More