The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio

COCORA 2018

April 22, 2018 to April 26, 2018 - Athens, Greece

Deadlines

Submission

Dec 28, 2017

Notification

Feb 22, 2018

Registration

Mar 08, 2018

Camera ready

Mar 15, 2018

Publication

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Affiliated Journals

COCORA 2018 - The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio

April 22, 2018 - April 26, 2018

COCORA 2018

ISSN: 2308-4251
ISBN: 978-1-61208-630-9

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COCORA 2018 is colocated with the following events as part of NexComm 2018.

  • ICDT 2018, The Thirteenth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications
  • SPACOMM 2018, The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications
  • ICN 2018, The Seventeenth International Conference on Networks
    • SOFTNETWORKING 2018, The International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization
  • ICONS 2018, The Thirteenth International Conference on Systems
  • MMEDIA 2018, The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Multimedia
  • PESARO 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Performance, Safety and Robustness in Complex Systems and Applications
  • CTRQ 2018, The Eleventh International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service
  • COCORA 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio
  • ALLDATA 2018, The Fourth International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data
    • KESA 2018, The International Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Semantic Annotation
  • SOFTENG 2018, The Fourth International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering

Special tracks:

TechTo5G: Technology Enablers towards 5G
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Faouzi Bouali, Research Fellow, 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC), University of Surrey, United Kingdom f.bouali@surrey.ac.uk

COCORA 2018 conference tracks:

Fundamentals
Cognitive radio and network architectures; Collaborative radio networks; Information theory and performance limits of dynamic spectrum access; Agile spectrum and dynamic spectrum sharing techniques; Cognitive spectrum sharing, coexistence, and interoperability; Cross-layer algorithms based on spectrum sensing techniques; Cognitive radio sensing in the large and feature detection; Collaboration optimization and refinement; Collaborative spectrum sensing schemes with weighted user contributions; Connectivity, capacity, and scalability of heterogeneous systems via cognitive networking; Auction and pricing models for dynamic spectrum sharing; Effective capacity and delay optimization in cognitive radio networks

Cognitive radio and emerging technologies
Cognitive radio with 5G and mmWave;  Massive access in 5G; Cognitive radio an SDN; Cognitive radio and 4G/5G technologies; Femtocell collaborative outage detection; Cooperative spectrum sensing; Energy harvesting and energy efficiency in cognitive radio; Spatially heterogeneous traffic in heterogeneous cognitive networks; Opportunistic spectrum access systems; Delay-constrained cognitive radio networks; Dynamic cognitive radio networks; Smart sensing networks; Strategic choices for mobile network operators

Energy-aware, smart sensing and capacity-aware in advanced technologies
Opportunistic energy harvesting and energy-based opportunistic spectrum; Massive MIMO and Femto cells for energy efficiency; Maximum-minimum energy-based spectrum sensing; Energy detection in full-duplex cognitive radios under residual self-interference; Coordination context-based spectrum sharing for 5G millimeter-wave networks;  Effective capacity and delay optimization; Protocols for dynamically varying bandwidth conditions; Green 5G networks; Distributed power control in cognitive heterogeneous 5G cellular networks; Traffic offloading and effective spectrum sensing; Cooperative spectrum sensing using Improved p-norm detectors; Non-Uniform quantized distributed sensing; Flexible spectrum sensing nodes for smart sensing networks; Full-Duplex spectrum sensing in LTE and WLAN with unlicensed bands; Smart devices supporting TV white-spaces LTE systems; Channel selection using software-defined radio (SDR); 5G devices/networks and implementation case studies; 5G deployment strategies for cognitive satellite terrestrial coverage; Unlocking spectrum above 6 GHz for 5G; Heterogeneous 5G + HetHetNets; Interference mitigation in wearable body-to-body networks; Device-relaying in cellular D2D networks; Marketplace models for mobile content and dynamic pricing

Mechanisms and protocols
Interoperability, interference and co-existence of dissimilar wireless networks; Distributed algorithms for spectrum detection and cooperative spectrum sensing; Models and fundamental limits of cognitive networking; Transient behavior and stability analysis in cognitive networking; Cognitive MAC, multicast, and routing protocols for heterogeneous networks with highly dynamic topology; Software radio and radio resource allocation; Spectrum policy reform issues and standardization; TCP protocols in dynamically varying bandwidth conditions; OFDMA cognitive radio networks

Processing and devices
Propagation channel modeling and utilization; Cognitive and collaborative radio architecture for equipments; Transceivers and front-end technologies, SOC and SiP; MIMO, advanced signal processing, and smart antennas; Primary transmitter shadowing and fading; High-speed and broadband wireless technologies; Software defined radios and cognitive radios; Hardware reconfigurability; Smart antennas; Passive antennas

Measurement and management
Software radio and cognitive radio management; Interference measurements and metrics; Spectrum and performance management in cognitive radio networks; Security and robustness issues in cognitive networking; Cooperative resource management and optimization; QoS provisioning in adaptive, spectrum agile, and cognitive networks; Context management, sensing, reasoning and context acquisition; Traffic patterns, topology, mobility, and interference tolerance in cognitive networking; Statistical inference and cognition with from measurements that are inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, and delayed measurements; Sensing and feedback mechanism in cognitive networking and the associated cost; Cognitive radio with reinforcement learning

Applications
Cognitive radio applications; Wideband sensing and multiband agile wireless networks; Future Internet with cognitive technologies; Flexible and opportunistic wireless access; Multimedia communications through cognitive networks; Simulation of cognitive wireless networks; Cognitive radio test-beds and hardware prototypes


Deadlines:

Submission

Dec 28, 2017

Notification

Feb 22, 2018

Registration

Mar 08, 2018

Camera ready

Mar 15, 2018

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