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See detailPerformance analysis of hybrid cognitive radio systems with imperfect channel knowledge
Kaushik, A.; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in Communications (ICC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on (2016, July)

In this paper, we study the performance of hybrid cognitive radio systems that combine the benefits of interweave and underlay systems by employing a spectrum sensing and a power control mechanism at the ... [more ▼]

In this paper, we study the performance of hybrid cognitive radio systems that combine the benefits of interweave and underlay systems by employing a spectrum sensing and a power control mechanism at the Secondary Transmitter (ST). Existing baseline models considered for performance analysis assume perfect knowledge of the involved channels at the ST, however, such situations hardly exist in practical deployments. Motivated by this fact, we propose a novel approach that incorporates channel estimation at the ST, and consequently characterizes the performance of Hybrid Systems (HSs) under realistic scenarios. To capture the impact of imperfect channel knowledge, we propose outage constraints on the detection probability at the ST and on the interference power received at the primary receiver. Our analysis reveals that the baseline model overestimates the performance of the HS in terms of achievable secondary user throughput. Finally, based on the proposed estimation-sensing-throughput tradeoff, we determine suitable estimation and sensing durations that effectively capture the effect of imperfect channel knowledge and subsequently enhance the achievable secondary user throughput. [less ▲]

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See detailOn the Error Performance Bound of Ordered Statistics Decoding of Linear Block Codes
Dhakal, Pawan; Garello, Roberto; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL et al

in Proceedings of International Conference on Communications (ICC) (2016, May)

In this paper, a novel simplified statistical approach to evaluate the error performance bound of Ordered Statistics Decoding (OSD) of Linear Block Codes (LBC) is investigated. First, we propose a novel ... [more ▼]

In this paper, a novel simplified statistical approach to evaluate the error performance bound of Ordered Statistics Decoding (OSD) of Linear Block Codes (LBC) is investigated. First, we propose a novel statistic which depicts the number of errors contained in the ordered received noisy codeword. Then, simplified expressions for the probability mass function and cumulative distribution function are derived exploiting the implicit statistical independence property of the samples of the received noisy codeword before reordering. Second, we incorporate the properties of this new statistic to derive the simplified error performance bound of the OSD algorithm for all order−I reprocessing. Finally, with the proposed approach, we obtain computationally simpler error performance bounds of the OSD than those proposed in literature for all length LBCs. [less ▲]

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See detailEffect of Primary User Traffic on Largest Eigenvalue Based Spectrum Sensing Technique
Dhakal, Pawan; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in Proceedings of International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks (CROWNCOM) (2016, May)

In this paper, the effect of primary user (PU) traffic on the performance of largest eigenvalue based spectrum sensing technique (Roy’s Largest Root Test (RLRT)) is investigated. A simple and realistic ... [more ▼]

In this paper, the effect of primary user (PU) traffic on the performance of largest eigenvalue based spectrum sensing technique (Roy’s Largest Root Test (RLRT)) is investigated. A simple and realistic discrete time modeling of PU traffic is considered which is only based on the discrete time distribution of PU free and busy periods. Furthermore, in order to analyze the effect of PU traffic on the detection performance, analytical expressions for the probability density functions of the decision statistic are derived and validated by Monte-Carlo simulations. Numerical results demonstrate that the sensing performance of RLRT is no more monotonically increasing with the length of the sensing duration and also with SNR which contrasts with the common property of the spectrum sensing techniques under known PU traffic scenario. Furthermore, it is shown that the performance gain due to the multiple antennas in the sensing unit is significantly suppressed by the effect of the PU traffic when the frequency of the PU traffic transitions is higher. [less ▲]

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See detailSuperimposed Training based Estimation of Sparse MIMO Channels for Emerging Wireless Networks
Mansoor, Babar; Nawaz, Syed Junaid; Amin, Bilal et al

in Proceedings of ICT 2016 (2016, May)

Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems constitute an important part of todays wireless communication standards and these systems are expected to take a fundamental role in both the access and ... [more ▼]

Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems constitute an important part of todays wireless communication standards and these systems are expected to take a fundamental role in both the access and backhaul sides of the emerging wireless cellular networks. Recently, reported measurement campaigns have established that various outdoor radio propagation environments exhibit sparsely structured channel impulse response (CIR). We propose a novel superimposed training (SiT) based up-link channels’ estimation technique for multipath sparse MIMO communication channels using a matching pursuit (MP) algorithm; the proposed technique is herein named as superimposed matching pursuit (SI-MP). Subsequently, we evaluate the performance of the proposed technique in terms of mean-square error (MSE) and bit-error-rate (BER), and provide its comparison with that of the notable first order statistics based superimposed least squares (SI-LS) estimation. It is established that the proposed SI-MP provides an improvement of about 2dB in the MSE at signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 12dB as compared to SI-LS, for channel sparsity level of 21.5%. For BER = 10^−2, the proposed SI-MP compared to SI-LS offers a gain of about 3dB in the SNR. Moreover, our results demonstrate that an increase in the channel sparsity further enhances the performance gain [less ▲]

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See detailMMSE Filtering Performance of DH-AF Massive MIMO Relay Systems with Residual Transceiver Impairments
Papazafeiropoulos, Anastasios; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL

in Proceedings of IEEE ICC 2016 (2016, May)

The emerging requirements of the fifth generation (5G) wireless communications are high spectral efficiency, low latency, and ubiquitous coverage. In this direction, Dual-Hop (DH) Amplify-and-Forward (AF ... [more ▼]

The emerging requirements of the fifth generation (5G) wireless communications are high spectral efficiency, low latency, and ubiquitous coverage. In this direction, Dual-Hop (DH) Amplify-and-Forward (AF) relaying has been widely investigated due to its simplicity, low implementation complexity and low transmission delay. However, most existing works assume ideal transceiver hardware which is impractical. In practice, a cost-efficient wireless transceiver has to combat the effects of several inevitable impairments such as high power amplifier nonlinearities, In-phase/Quadrature-phase (I/Q)-imbalance, and oscillator phase noise, which can be only partially compensated using calibration algorithms. In this direction, this paper analyzes the Minimum Mean Square Error (MMSE) filtering performance of a DH-AF Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) wireless system considering the effects of the residual additive impairments at the transmitter and receiver of both hops. Using free probability principles, the MMSE filtering performance of the considered system is studied and a tight lower bound is proposed by taking the effects of residual additive transceiver impairments into account. Our numerical results show that the MMSE filtering performance of the DH-AF massive MIMO relay system significantly degrades and results to saturation in the presence of residual additive transceiver impairments. [less ▲]

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See detailExperimental Study of an Underlay Cognitive Radio System: Model Validation and Demonstration
Becker, Hanna; Kaushik, Ankit; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL et al

in Proceedings of CROWNCOM 2016 (2016, May)

Cognitive radio is one of the potential contenders that address the problem of spectrum scarcity by making e efficient use of the currently allocated spectrum below 6 GHz. A secondary access to the ... [more ▼]

Cognitive radio is one of the potential contenders that address the problem of spectrum scarcity by making e efficient use of the currently allocated spectrum below 6 GHz. A secondary access to the licensed spectrum is only possible, if the cognitive radio systems restrict the interference to the primary systems. However, the performance analysis of such a cognitive radio system is a challenging task. Currently, performance evaluation of underlay systems is limited to theoretical analysis. Most of the existing theoretical investigations make certain assumptions in order to sustain analytical tractability, which could be unrealistic from the deployment perspective. Motivated by this fact, in this work, we validate the performance of an underlay system by means of laboratory measurements, and consequently propose a hardware demonstrator of such a system. Moreover, we present a graphical user interface to provide insights to the working of the proposed demonstrator and highlight the main issues faced during this experimental study. [less ▲]

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See detailPerformance Analysis of Hybrid Cognitive Radio Systems with Imperfect Channel Knowledge
Kaushik, Ankit; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in Proceedings of International Conference on Communications (ICC) (2016, May)

In this paper, we study the performance of hybrid cognitive radio systems that combine the benefits of interweave and underlay systems by employing a spectrum sensing and a power control mechanism at the ... [more ▼]

In this paper, we study the performance of hybrid cognitive radio systems that combine the benefits of interweave and underlay systems by employing a spectrum sensing and a power control mechanism at the Secondary Transmitter (ST). Existing baseline models considered for performance analysis assume perfect knowledge of the involved channels at the ST, however, such situations hardly exist in practical deployments. Motivated by this fact, we propose a novel approach that incorporates channel estimation at the ST, and consequently characterizes the performance of Hybrid Systems (HSs) under realistic scenarios. To capture the impact of imperfect channel knowledge, we propose outage constraints on the detection probability at the ST and on the interference power received at the primary receiver. Our analysis reveals that the baseline model overestimates the performance of the HS in terms of achievable secondary user throughput. Finally, based on the proposed estimation-sensing-throughput tradeoff, we determine suitable estimation and sensing durations that effectively capture the effect of imperfect channel knowledge and subsequently enhance the achievable secondary user throughput. [less ▲]

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See detailCompressive Sensing based Target Counting and Localization Exploiting Joint Sparsity
Lagunas, Eva UL; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2016 (2016, March)

One of the fundamental issues in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is to count and localize multiple targets accurately. In this context, there has been an increasing interest in the literature in using ... [more ▼]

One of the fundamental issues in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is to count and localize multiple targets accurately. In this context, there has been an increasing interest in the literature in using Compressive Sensing (CS) based techniques by exploiting the sparse nature of spatially distributed targets within the monitored area. However, most existing works aim to count and localize the sparse targets utilizing a Single Measurement Vector (SMV) model. In this paper, we consider the problem of counting and localizing multiple targets exploiting the joint sparsity feature of a Multiple Measurement Vector (MMV) model. Furthermore, the conventional MMV formulation in which the same measurement matrix is used for all sensors is not valid any more in practical time-varying wireless environments. To overcome this issue, we reformulate the MMV problem into a conventional SMV in which MMVs are vectorized. Subsequently, we propose a novel reconstruction algorithm which does not need the prior knowledge of the sparsity level unlike the most existing CS-based approaches. Finally, we evaluate the performance of the proposed algorithm and demonstrate the superiority of the proposed MMVapproach over its SMV counterpart in terms of target counting and localization accuracies. [less ▲]

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See detailSensing-Throughput Tradeoff for Interweave Cognitive Radio System: A Deployment-Centric Viewpoint
Kaushik, Ankit UL; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2016)

Secondary access to the licensed spectrum is viable only if the interference is avoided at the primary system. In this regard, different paradigms have been conceptualized in the existing literature ... [more ▼]

Secondary access to the licensed spectrum is viable only if the interference is avoided at the primary system. In this regard, different paradigms have been conceptualized in the existing literature. Among these, interweave systems (ISs) that employ spectrum sensing have been widely investigated. Baseline models investigated in the literature characterize the performance of the IS in terms of a sensing-throughput tradeoff, however, this characterization assumes perfect knowledge of the involved channels at the secondary transmitter, which is unavailable in practice. Motivated by this fact, we establish a novel approach that incorporates channel estimation in the system model, and consequently investigate the impact of imperfect channel knowledge on the performance of the IS. More particularly, the variation induced in the detection probability affects the detector’s performance at the secondary transmitter, which may result in severe interference at the primary receivers. In this view, we propose to employ average and outage constraints on the detection probability, in order to capture the performance of the IS. Our analysis reveals that with an appropriate choice of the estimation time determined by the proposed approach, the performance degradation of the IS can be effectively controlled, and subsequently the achievable secondary throughput can be significantly enhanced. [less ▲]

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See detailApplication of Compressive Sensing in Cognitive Radio Communications: A Survey
Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Lagunas, Eva UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in IEEE COMMUNICATION SURVEYS & TUTORIALS (2016)

Compressive Sensing (CS) has received much attention in several fields such as digital image processing, wireless channel estimation, radar imaging, and Cognitive Radio (CR) communications. Out of these ... [more ▼]

Compressive Sensing (CS) has received much attention in several fields such as digital image processing, wireless channel estimation, radar imaging, and Cognitive Radio (CR) communications. Out of these areas, this survey paper focuses on the application of CS in CR communications. Due to the underutilization of the allocated radio spectrum, spectrum occupancy is usually sparse in different domains such as time, frequency and space. Such a sparse nature of the spectrum occupancy has inspired the application of CS in CR communications. In this regard, several researchers have already applied the CS theory in various settings considering the sparsity in different domains. In this direction, this survey paper provides a detailed review of the state of the art related to the application of CS in CR communications. Starting with the basic principles and the main features of CS, it provides a classification of the main usage areas based on the radio parameter to be acquired by a wideband CR. Subsequently, we review the existing CS-related works applied to different categories such as wideband sensing, signal parameter estimation and Radio Environment Map (REM) construction, highlighting the main benefits and the related issues. Furthermore, we present a generalized framework for constructing the REM in compressive settings. Finally, we conclude this survey paper with some suggested open research challenges and future directions. [less ▲]

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See detailMultiple Access Techniques for Next Generation Wireless: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Patwary, Mohammad; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL

in EAI Endorsed Transactions on Wireless Spectrum (2016), 2(7),

The advances in multiple access techniques has been one of the key drivers in moving from one cellular generation to another. Starting from the first generation, several multiple access techniques have ... [more ▼]

The advances in multiple access techniques has been one of the key drivers in moving from one cellular generation to another. Starting from the first generation, several multiple access techniques have been explored in different generations and various emerging multiplexing/multiple access techniques are being investigated for the next generation of cellular networks. In this context, this paper first provides a detailed review on the existing Space Division Multiple Access (SDMA) related works. Subsequently, it highlights the main features and the drawbacks of various existing and emerging multiplexing/multiple access techniques. Finally, we propose a novel concept of clustered orthogonal signature division multiple access for the next generation of cellular networks. The proposed concept envisions to employ joint antenna coding in order to enhance the orthogonality of SDMA beams with the objective of enhancing the spectral efficiency of future cellular networks. [less ▲]

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See detailTwo-phase concurrent sensing and transmission scheme for full duplex cognitive radio
Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Bogale, T.E.; Le, L.B. et al

in IEEE 84th Vehicular Technology Conference (2016)

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See detailImpact of Transceiver Impairments on the Capacity of Dual-Hop Relay Massive MIMO Systems
Papazafeiropoulos, Anastasios; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL

in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2015 (2015, December)

Despite the deleterious effect of hardware impairments on communication systems, most prior works have not investigated their impact on widely used relay systems. Most importantly, the application of ... [more ▼]

Despite the deleterious effect of hardware impairments on communication systems, most prior works have not investigated their impact on widely used relay systems. Most importantly, the application of inexpensive transceivers, being prone to hardware impairments, is the most cost-efficient way for the implementation of massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems. Consequently, the direction of this paper is towards the investigation of the impact of hardware impairments on MIMO relay networks with large number of antennas. Specifically, we obtain the general expression for the ergodic capacity of dual-hop (DH) amplify-and-forward (AF) relay systems. Next, given the advantages of the free probability (FP) theory with comparison to other known techniques in the area of large random matrix theory, we pursue a large limit analysis in terms of number of antennas and users by shedding light to the behavior of relay systems inflicted by hardware impairments. [less ▲]

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See detailImpact of Terrain Aware Interference Modeling on the Throughput of Cognitive Ka-Band Satellite Systems
Lagunas, Eva UL; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Maleki, Sina UL et al

in Ka and Broadband Communications Conference (KaConf), Bologna, Italy, Oct 2015. (2015, October)

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See detailPower Control for Satellite Uplink and Terrestrial Fixed-Service Co-existence in Ka-band
Lagunas, Eva UL; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Maleki, Sina UL et al

in IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Boston 6-9 Sept 2015 (2015, September)

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See detail3D Beamforming for Spectral Coexistence of Satellite and Terrestrial Networks
Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL; Grotz, Joel et al

in IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2015 (2015, September)

Satellite communication (SatCom) is facing a spectrum scarcity problem due to the limited available exclusive spectrum and the high demand of the broadband satellite services. In this context, there has ... [more ▼]

Satellite communication (SatCom) is facing a spectrum scarcity problem due to the limited available exclusive spectrum and the high demand of the broadband satellite services. In this context, there has been an increasing interest in the satellite community to exploit the non-exclusive Ka-band spectrum in order to enhance the spectral efficiency of future broadband satellite systems. Herein, we propose a novel concept of enabling the spectral coexistence of satellite and terrestrial networks using three dimensional (3D) beamforming, which exploits the elevation dimension in addition to the commonly used azimuth dimension. The proposed beamforming solution is employed in a Multiple-Input Low Noise Block Downconverter (MLNB) based Feed Array Reflector (FAR) in contrast to the widely used Uniform Linear Array (ULA) structure. Within the employed antenna structure, the performance of the proposed beamforming solution is evaluated considering different feed arrangements. Finally, a database-assisted approach and two blind approaches are suggested for the effective implementation of the proposed solutions. [less ▲]

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See detailImproving Robustness of Cyclostationary Detectors to Cyclic Frequency Mismatch Using Slepian Basis
Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Bogale, Tadilo Endeshaw; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in Proceedings of IEEE PIMRC 2015 (2015, September)

Spectrum Sensing (SS) is one of the fundamental mechanisms required by a Cognitive Radio (CR). Among several SS techniques, cyclostationary feature detection is considered as an important technique due to ... [more ▼]

Spectrum Sensing (SS) is one of the fundamental mechanisms required by a Cognitive Radio (CR). Among several SS techniques, cyclostationary feature detection is considered as an important technique due to its robustness against noise variance uncertainty and its capability to distinguish among different systems on the basis of their cyclostationary features. However, one of the main limitations of this detector in practical scenarios is its performance degradation in the presence of cyclic frequency mismatch, which mainly arises due to the lack of knowledge about the transmitter clock/oscillator errors at the detector. In this context, this paper proposes a novel solution to address the cyclic frequency mismatch problem utilizing the Slepian basis expansion instead of the widely used Fourier basis expansion. It is shown that the proposed approach captures the deviation in the cyclic frequency caused by the aforementioned imperfections and hence provides a significant improvement in the sensing performance in the presence of cyclic frequency mismatch. [less ▲]

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See detailResource Allocation for Cognitive Satellite Communications with Incumbent Terrestrial Networks
Lagunas, Eva UL; Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Maleki, Sina UL et al

in IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking (2015)

The lack of available unlicensed spectrum together with the increasing spectrum demand by multimedia applications has resulted in a spectrum scarcity problem, which affects Satellite Communications ... [more ▼]

The lack of available unlicensed spectrum together with the increasing spectrum demand by multimedia applications has resulted in a spectrum scarcity problem, which affects Satellite Communications (SatCom) as well as terrestrial systems. The goal of this paper is to propose Resource Allocation (RA) techniques, i.e. carrier, power and bandwidth allocation, for a cognitive spectrum utilization scenario where the satellite system aims at exploiting the spectrum allocated to terrestrial networks as the incumbent users without imposing harmful interference to them. In particular, we focus on the microwave frequency bands 17.7-19.7 GHz for the cognitive satellite downlink and 27.5-29.5 GHz for the cognitive satellite uplink, although the proposed techniques can be easily extended to other bands. In the first case, assuming that the satellite terminals are equipped with multiple Low Block Noise Converters (LNB), we propose a joint beamforming and carrier allocation scheme to enable cognitive Space-to-Earth communications in the shared spectrum where Fixed Service (FS) microwave links have priority of operation. In the second case, however, the cognitive satellite uplink should not cause harmful interference to the incumbent FS system. For the latter, we propose a Joint Power and Carrier Allocation (JPCA) strategy followed by a bandwidth allocation scheme which guarantees protection of the terrestrial FS system while maximizing the satellite total throughput. The proposed cognitive satellite exploitation techniques are validated with numerical simulations considering realistic system parameters. It is shown that the proposed cognitive exploitation framework represents a promising approach for enhancing the throughput of conventional satellite systems. [less ▲]

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See detailCognitive Radio Techniques under Practical Imperfections: A Survey
Sharma, Shree Krishna UL; Bogale, Tadilo Endeshaw; Chatzinotas, Symeon UL et al

in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (2015)

Cognitive Radio (CR) has been considered as a potential candidate for addressing the spectrum scarcity problem of future wireless networks. Since its conception, several researchers, academic institutions ... [more ▼]

Cognitive Radio (CR) has been considered as a potential candidate for addressing the spectrum scarcity problem of future wireless networks. Since its conception, several researchers, academic institutions, industries, regulatory and standardization bodies have put their significant efforts towards the realization of CR technology. However, as this technology adapts its transmission based on the surrounding radio environment, several practical issues may need to be considered. In practice, several imperfections such as noise uncertainty, channel/interference uncertainty, transceiver hardware imperfections, signal uncertainty, synchronization issues, etc. may severely deteriorate the performance of a CR system. To this end, the investigation of realistic solutions towards combating various practical imperfections is very important for successful implementation of the cognitive technology. In this direction, first, this survey paper provides an overview of the enabling techniques for CR communications. Subsequently, it discusses the main imperfections that may occur in the most widely used CR paradigms and then reviews the existing approaches towards addressing these imperfections. Finally, it provides some interesting open research issues. [less ▲]

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