Software Defined Radios

Enabling Seamless Connectivity for Handheld Devices
Part of the Series on Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR)

A continuous trend towards ‘more flexibility’ in wireless systems is witnessed. Before digging into the topic of Software Defined Radios, we position them in the perspective of this trend. First, flexibility in the overall wireless context is introduced. Next a (view on) taxonomy of flexible radios is given. An analysis of the software in SDRs is given. Finally, some relevant standardization initiatives are listed.


Cognitive Radio Dynamic Spectrum Access Software Radio Software Communication Architecture Digital Baseband 
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