EC359 Software Defined and Cognitive Radio

Course Name: 

EC359 Software Defined and Cognitive Radio


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Cognitive radio: goals, benefits, definitions, architectures, Spectrum-Licensed, unlicensed, shared unlicensed, opportunistic unlicensed, Current spectral usage and issues, Regulations, regulation changes, Spectral awareness, Spectrum adaptation, Dynamic frequency selection, Spectrum Sharing priority allocation, Adaptive bandwidth control Policies, Adaptation and optimization- link adaptation, incremental redundancy, jointly adaptive source and channel coding, Digital signal processing role in SDR, Cross-layer optimization (adaptation), Current cellular cognitive features-Hand-off, Channel allocation, cellular network design, Link adaptation, incremental redundancy, Interference avoidance, detection, and cancellation, Power control, Femto cells and relation to cognitive radio. 2.5G/3G/4G cognitive features, Multi-carrier system adaptation (OFDM(A) adaptive features), Collaboration and cooperation in wireless devices, networks, and systems Interference awareness, Multi-dimensional channel variation and dispersion - relation with adaptive radio, Applications of CR into public safety and other applications of CR ,Vertical hand-off and network interoperability - network awareness, multi-tier networks, Biologically inspired cognitive features (like Bats, Ants, human being, etc)


Hoseyin Arslan (Ed.), "Cognitive Radio, Software Defined Radio, and Adaptive Wireless Systems," Ser. Signals and Communication Technology, xviii, I. edition, Springer, August 2007
Joseph Mitola, III, "Cognitive Radio Architecture: The Engineering Foundations of Radio XML," John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2006.
Jeffrey H. Reed, "Software Radio: A Modern Approach to Radio Engineering," Prentice Hall PTR, 2002.
Walter H.W. Tuttlebee, "Software Defined Radio: Enabling Technologies," John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2002.
Markus Dillinger and Kambiz Madani and Nancy Alonistioti, "Software Defined Radio: Architectures, Systems and Functions," John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2003.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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