COST Action IC0902: "Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks"

  • E. Mogensen, Preben (Project Manager)
  • Popovski, Petar (Project Participant)
  • Cattoni, Andrea Fabio, (Project Manager)
  • Da Costa, Gustavo Wagner Oliveira, (Project Participant)
  • Garcia, Luis Guilherme Uzeda, (Project Participant)
  • Tonelli, Oscar, (Project Participant)
  • Berardinelli, Gilberto (Project Participant)
  • Di Benedetto, Maria Gabriella (Project Coordinator)

Project Details

Description

The Action IC0902 is funded by the intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Domain. You can find more information regarding COST on the COST home page and on the page about COST on the same website.
The COST Action IC0902 involves about 150 researchers from almost 30 different countries throughout and outside Europe. More in detail, the following COST countries are already participating in the Action activities:
Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovinia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom
The following non COST partners participate in the Action:
United States of America, Joint Research Center (Ispra)

The main objective of the COST Action IC0902 is to integrate the cognitive concept across all layers of communication systems, resulting in the definition of a European platform for cognitive radio and networks.
The Action proposes coordinated research in the field of cognitive radio and networks. The cognitive concept applies to coexistence between heterogeneous wireless networks, that share the electromagnetic spectrum for maximum efficiency in resource management. Several efforts are currently in place in European research centers and consortia to introduce cognitive mechanisms at different layers of the communications protocol stack. This Action goes beyond the above trend by integrating the cognitive concept across all layers of system architecture, in view of joint optimization of link adaptation based on spectrum sensing, resource allocation, and selection between multiple networks, including underlay technologies.
The cross-layer approach will provide a new perspective in the design of cognitive systems, based on a global optimization process that integrates existing cognitive radio projects, thanks to the merge of a wide-range of expertise, from hardware to applications, provided by over 30 academic and industrial partners.
The final result will be the definition of a European platform for cognitive radio and networks. To reach this goal, algorithms and protocols for all layers of the communications stack will be designed, and a set of standard interfaces as well as a common reference language for interaction between cognitive network nodes will be defined.
A complete description of the objectives and of the technical program of the Action can be found in the official Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) approved by the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), available for download.
AcronymCOST IC0902
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01/12/200901/12/2013

Keywords

  • cognitive radio

Activities

  • 2 Talks and presentations in private or public companies
  • 1 Organisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars
  • 1 Conference presentations

International Ph.D. Course: “Cognitive Radios and Networks: Theory and Practice”

Andrea Fabio Cattoni (Lecturer)
13 May 201316 May 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

3rd International Workshop of the COST Action IC0902 "Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks"

Andrea Fabio Cattoni (Participant)
12 Sep 201214 Sep 2012

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

Theory and Practice of Cognitive Radio: Ph.D. Course for the Ph.D. School in Wireless Communications

Andrea Fabio Cattoni (Lecturer)
9 May 201211 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Projects

Wireless LAN 2.0

E. Mogensen, P., Cattoni, A. F., Da Costa, G. W. O., Kovács, I. Z., Huang, Y. & Larsen, T.

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05/01/200930/06/2011

Project: Research

  • Research Output

    • 12 Conference abstract for conference
    • 1 Article in proceeding

    Multi-User MIMO Across Small Cells

    Finn, D., Ahmadi, H., Cattoni, A. F. & Da Silva, L. A., 2014, Communications (ICC), 2014 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE Press, p. 5318-5324 (I E E E International Conference on Communications).

    Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingArticle in proceedingResearchpeer-review

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Addressing practical challenges of DSA experimentation with URSP boards

    Berardinelli, G., Tavares, F. M. L., Cattoni, A. F., Sørensen, T. B. & Mogensen, P., Sep 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearch

    ASGARD: the Aalborg University Cognitive Radio Software Platform for DSA experimentation

    Tavares, F. M. L., Tonelli, O., Berardinelli, G., Cattoni, A. F. & Mogensen, P., 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearch