15-849: Cognitive Networking - Reading List
The readings for the course will be added throughout the semester.
Note that access to some of the papers requires a CMU IP address,
i.e. you need to be on campus or use a VPN to campus.
- Chicago spectrum occupancy measurements & analysis and a long-term studies proposal,
Mark McHenry, Peter Tenjula, Dan, McCloskey, Dennis Roberson, and
Cinthia Hood, Proceedings of the first international workshop on
Technology and policy for accessing spectrum, 2006
- Report of the Spectrum Efficiency Workig Group, November 2002
- Sharing Spectrum Through Spectrum Policy Reform and Cognitive Radio, J. M. Peha, Proceedings of the IEEE, April 2009
- A Survey of Dynamic
Spectrum Access, Zhao and Sadler, Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE, May 2007.
- Ultra-Wideband Communications - The Next Generation
Wireless Connection, Rafael Kolic, very high level description to get you started.
Ultra-wideband (UWB) communications systems: an overview, Tsang and El-Gamal, Third International
IEEE-NEWCAS Conference, June 2005, more technical discussion.
- A Summary of FCC Rules
for Ultra Wideband Communications, Gary Breed, High Frequency Electronics, January 2005. You can
also (optionally) look at
Ultra-Wideband Tutorial, report for IEEE P802.15 Working Group (slides), March 2002, which has similar contents.
- Assessment of Compatibility between Ultrawideband Devices
and Selected Federal Systems, NTIA report, only print and take a quick look at pages 8-14 (executive summary).
- IEEE 802.11h: Technology and Application,
Qiao and Choi, IT Professional,vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 43-48, March/April 2006.
- NPRM 04-186:
Unlicensed Operation in the TV Broadcast Bands, focus on pages 1-14.
- IEEE 802.22: An Introduction to the
First Wireless Standard based on Cognitive Radios, Cordeiro, Challapali, Birru, Journal of Communications,
Vol 1, No 1, April 2006.
White space networking with wi-fi like connectivity, Bahl, Chandra, Moscibroda, Murty, and Welsh, SIGCOMM 2009.
- A Hardware
Platform for Utilizing TV Bands with a Wi-Fi Radio, Narlanka, Chandra, Bahl, and Ferrell,
15th IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, 2007:
optional reading on the radio used in previous paper.
SDR Architectures Slides, courtesy
Drik Grunwald. Will be used in lecture.
The Impact of Software Radio on Wireless Networking, Vanu Bose,
Mobile Computing and Communications Review, Volume 3, No. 1, January 1999.
An early host-only approach.
Experiences With a Platform for Frequency-Agile Techniques,
Jeff Fifield, Paul Kasemir, Dirk Grunwald and Douglas Sicker, DYSPAN 2007,
tradeoffs in mapping functions on SDR computing resources. No need to dig
into the physical layer details.
MultiMAC - An Adaptive MAC Framework for Dynamic Radio Networking,
Christian Doerr, Michael Neufeld, Jeff Fifield, Troy Weingart, Douglas C. Sicker, and Dirk Grunwald,
DySPAN 2005. Cognitive networking without software-radios.
Enabling MAC Protocol Implementations on Software-defined Radios,
George Nychis, Thibaud Hottelier, Zhuochen Yang, Srinivasan Seshan, Peter Steenkiste,
Networked Systems Design and Implementation, 2009.
Sora: High Performance Software Radio Using General Purpose Multi-core Processors,
Tan and Jiansong Zhang, MSR Asia; Ji Fang, Beijing Jiaotong University;
He Liu, Yusheng Ye, and Shen Wang, Tsinghua University; Yongguang
Zhang, Haitao Wu, and Wei Wang, MSR Asia; Geoffrey M. Voelker, UCSD
- PPR: partial packet recovery for wireless networks,
Kyle Jamieson, Hari Balakrishnan, ACM SIGCOMM 2007.
- SAM: Enabling Practical Spatial Multiple Access in Wireless LAN, Kun Tan, He Liu, Ji Fang, Mi Chen, Jiansong Zhang, Wei Wang, and Geoffrey M. Voelker, ACM MobiCom 2009.
- XORs in the air:
practical wireless network coding, S. Katti, H. Rahul, W. Hu, D. Katabi,
M. Medard, J. Crowcroft, ACM Sigcomm 2006.
- Embracing Wireless Interference: Analog Network Coding ,
Sachin Katti, Shyamnath Gollakota, Dina Katabi, ACM SIGCOMM 2007
The goal of this lecture is to compare some of the techniques used in cellular systems
with the WiFi techniques we have discussed earlier in the course. Hence, focus on the
concepts, and feel free to skip the low level discussion on PHY implementation.
- CENTAUR: Realizing the Full Potential of Centralized WLANs through a Hybrid Data Path,
Vivek Shrivastava, Nabeel Ahmed, Shravan Rayanchu, Suman Banerjee,
Srinivasan Keshav, Konstantina Papagiannaki, and Arunesh Mishra, ACM
- DIRC: Increasing Indoor Wireless Capacity Using Directional Antennas, Xi Liu, Anmol Sheth, Michael Kaminsky, Konstantina Papagiannaki, Srinivasan Seshan, Peter Steenkiste, ACM Sigcomm 2009.
- RFDump: An Architecture for Monitoring the Wireless Ether, Kaushik Lakshminarayanan, Samir Sapra, Srinivasan Seshan, Peter Steenkiste, ACM CoNEXT 2009
MOJO: a distributed physical layer anomaly detection system for 802.11 WLANs, Sheth, Doerr, Grunwald, Han, Sicker, ACM MobiSys 2006.
Demand Responsive Pricing and Competitive Spectrum Allocation via a Spectrum
Server, Ileri, Samardzija, and Mandayam, IEEE Dyspan, 2005.
A General Framework for Wireless Spectrum Auctions, Gandhi, Buragohain,
Cao, Zheng, and Suri, IEEE Dyspan, 2007.
A Policy Engine for Spectrum Sharing, Denker, Elenius, Senanayake, Stehr,
and Wilkins, IEEE Dyspan, 2007.
Policy-based Network Management for NeXt Generation Spectrum Access Control, Perich,
IEEE Dyspan, 2007.