Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Xu Chen, Jianwei Huang
    Pages 1-5
  3. Xu Chen, Jianwei Huang
    Pages 7-33
  4. Xu Chen, Jianwei Huang
    Pages 35-60
  5. Xu Chen, Jianwei Huang
    Pages 61-81
  6. Xu Chen, Jianwei Huang
    Pages 83-83

About this book


This brief presents research results on social cognitive radio networks, a transformational and innovative networking paradigm that promotes the nexus between social interactions and cognitive radio networks. Along with a review of the research literature, the text examines the key motivation and challenges of social cognitive radio network design. Three socially inspired distributed spectrum sharing mechanisms are introduced: adaptive channel recommendation mechanism, imitation-based social spectrum sharing mechanism, and evolutionarily stable spectrum access mechanism. The brief concludes with a discussion of future research directions which ascertains that exploiting social interactions for distributed spectrum sharing will advance the state-of-the-art of cognitive radio network design, spur a new line of thinking for future wireless networks, and enable novel wireless service and applications.


Cognitive radio networks Distributed spectrum sharing Game theory Social interactions Social networks

Authors and affiliations

  • Xu Chen
    • 1
  • Jianwei Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.The Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong SAR

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15214-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15215-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-8112
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-8120
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