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The next generation of wireless networks will be cognitive! They will learn the availability of spectrum and the application’s demand, and use it to configure its parameters, such as center frequency, transmit power, and physical layer modulation. This vision is driven by two recent developments:
This summit brings together researchers from academia and industry to discuss the new challenges in building cognitive wireless networks. The cross-disciplinary agenda will include presentations and discussions on hardware challenges at RF, fundamental limits at physical layer in cognitive sensing and communications, cognitive MAC and network layers, security, spectrum policy and finally technicalproof-of-concept demonstrations. The objective will be to take a critical and deep look at the nascent field, and to prioritize research problems to realize truly cognitive wireless networks.
Our hope is that, at the end of this meeting, all participants will have a much better understanding of the problems and will have made connections to other researchers working on these issues.
summit is by invitation only, all presentations,
position papers, and videos of talks and panels will
be available for download on this web site shortly
after the meeting is over.