Cache-enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks

Yang, Jiachen, Xiao, Shuai, Jiang, Bin, Song, Houbing, Khan, Suleman and Ul Islam, Saif (2020) Cache-enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks. IEEE Wireless Communications, 27 (2). pp. 155-161. ISSN 1536-1284

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Abstract

Cooperative cognitive radio network is a new method to alleviate the spectrum scarcity problem. Proactive content caching and UAV relaying techniques are deployed in a CRN, to enable the achievable rates for primary and secondary systems. Even though these two emerging technologies are grateful to solve the problem of spectrum scarcity, there are still open issues to influence the system performance and the utilization of spectrum. In this article, we provide an overview of the cooperation technique, including their theoretical schemes and the advanced performance in radio networks. Then, this article proposes a cache-enabled UAV cooperation scheme in CRN, which enhances the CRN's transmission capability and reduces the redundant traffic load of CRN. The experimental results show that the cache-enabled UAV scheme significantly improves the achievable rates for both systems in CCRN. In addition, we present future work related to content caching, deployment of UAVs and CCRN to support radio networks.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Relays, base stations, cognitive radio, unmanned aerial vehicles, bandwidth, radio access networks
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
G500 Information Systems
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 11:29
Last Modified: 20 May 2020 08:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/41378

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