Cross-Layer Analysis of Cognitive Radio Relay Networks under Quality of Service Constraints

Musavian, Leila and Aissa, Sonia (2009) Cross-Layer Analysis of Cognitive Radio Relay Networks under Quality of Service Constraints. In: Vehicular Technology Conference, 2009. VTC Spring 2009. IEEE 69th. IEEE, Barcelona, pp. 1-5. ISBN 978-1-4244-2517-4

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Abstract

In this paper, we investigate the performance gains of cognitive radio relay networks under delay quality of service (QoS) limitations at the secondary users, and spectrum-sharing restrictions imposed by the primary users of the channel. In particular, we assume that the primary user allows secondary users to gain access to its allocated spectrum band as long as a certain threshold on its corresponding outage probability is satisfied. Using this constraint, we find the maximum limit on the interference-power inflicted on the primary receiver that should not be exceeded by the transmission of the secondary users. In addition, we assume that the secondary transmitter benefits from an intermediate node, chosen from K terminals, to relay its signal to the destination. Considering that the transmission of the secondary user is subject to satisfying a statistical delay QoS constraint, we obtain the maximum arrival-rate supported by the secondary user's relaying link. In this respect, we derive closed-form expressions for the effective capacity of the channel in Rayleigh block-fading environment Numerical simulations are provided to endorse our theoretical results.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 61283
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 03 Jan 2013 11:25
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 03:22
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/61283

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