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Special issue on 10 years of cognitive radio: state-of-the-art and perspectives

Jacques Palicot1*, Joseph Mitola2, Zander (Zhongding) Lei3 and Friedrich K Jondral4

Author Affiliations

1 IETR/Supelec, Campus de Rennes Avenue de la Boulais, BP 81127, Cesson-Sévigné Cedex, 35511, France

2 Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ, USA

3 Technical Editor for IEEE 802.22 WRAN Standard, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Fusionopolis Way, #21-01, Connexis, 138632, Singapore

4 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Communications Engineering Lab (CEL), Karlsruhe, 76128, Germany

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EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2012, 2012:214  doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-214

Published: 12 July 2012

First paragraph (this article has no abstract)

Cognitive radio (CR) is a technology that is of growing interest internationally. Currently, there is a highly active worldwide community of academic and industrial researchers working in this field. Significant efforts have been made and focused on the many technical questions as well as on the economic and political challenges in order to move this new technology from research concept to reality.