Energy-Efficient Channel Hopping Protocol for Cognitive Radio Networks

Aohan Li, Guangjie Han, Tomoaki Ohtsuki

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Abstract

Channel Hopping (CH) is a representative technique to solve the rendezvous problem for Cognitive Radio Networks (CRNs). Multiple radios technique were utilized in several latest researches on CH owing to the fact that it can significantly reduce the Time-To-Rendezvous (TTR) while the cost of the device is low. However, the radios of one unlicensed Secondary User (SU) may access same channel at the same time for most of the existing multi-radio CH protocols, which is a waste of energy. Moreover, the number of radios for the SUs is implicitly assumed same or must be more than one, which is unrealistic for heterogeneous CRNs. In this paper, an energy-efficient CH protocol, Hybrid Radio Rendezvous (HRR) protocol is proposed to address the above issues. Furthermore, theoretical analysis is presented to derive the upper bound on the Maximum TTR (MTTR) for the HRR protocol. In addition, the theoretical analysis is corroborated by extensive simulations while the simulation results show that the HRR protocol outperforms the state- of-the-art CH protocols in terms of the TTR and the energy efficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509050192
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jul 1
Event2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2017 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 2017 Dec 42017 Dec 8

Publication series

Name2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2017 - Proceedings
Volume2018-January

Other

Other2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2017
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period17/12/417/12/8

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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