Huseyin Arslan

Huseyin Arslan
University of South Florida & Istanbul Medipol University

PhD

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Introduction
Dr. Arslan (IEEE Fellow) has received his BS degree from METU (ODTU), Ankara, Turkey in 1992; MS and Ph.D. degrees in 1994 and 1998 from SMU, Dallas, TX. USA. From January 1998 to August 2002, he was with the research group of Ericsson Inc., NC, USA, where he was involved with several projects related to 2G and 3G wireless communication systems. Since August 2002, he has been with the Electrical Engineering Dept. of University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA, where he is a Professor.
Additional affiliations
January 2014 - August 2020
Istanbul Medipol University
Position
  • Professor
June 2007 - August 2012
June 2005 - June 2008
Anritsu Company
Position
  • Consultant

Publications

Publications (445)
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A system and method for reducing the OFDM out-of-band emissions (OOBE) and Inter-Numerology Interference (INI) in a mixed-numerology OFDM-based system by utilizing a transmitter windowing operation that smooths the inherent rectangular pulse shape of the OFDM signals. The technique retains the main design of the OFDM receivers and provides backward...
Conference Paper
5G New Radio (NR) introduces new flexibility that different numerologies can be selected to meet the requirements of a wide variety of services. For this new structure, blind numerology identification can increase system efficiency. Therefore, we propose a blind identification method for mixed numerologies. An autocorrelation method is applied in t...
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With the completion of the fifth generation (5G) standardization efforts, the wireless communication world has now turned to the road ahead, the future wireless communication visions. One common vision is that future networks will be flexible, or able to accommodate an even richer variety of services with stringent, often conflicting requirements....
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Cognitive radio non-orthogonal multiple access (CR-NOMA) networks promise improved spectrum utilization and capacity in 5G networks. In this work, we aim to investigate efficient power allocation for the secondary users (SUs) in underlay CR-NOMA networks using a game-theoretic approach. We present a novel power allocation to CR-NOMA network from a...
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Applying compressive sensing (CS) allows for sub-Nyquist sampling in several application areas in 5G and beyond. This reduces the associated training, feedback, and computation overheads in many applications. However, the applicability of CS relies on the validity of a signal sparsity assumption and knowing the exact sparsity level. It is customary...
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The natural disasters created by infectious diseases have a formidable impact on people and societies. Without affecting the city infrastructure, pandemics leave the places abandoned because of the shortage of human resources, either due to deaths, illness, or unwillingness to work because of health risks. However, providing a timely response can p...
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In the study, the coexistence of different waveform structures on the same resource element is studied under the theory of nonorthogonal multiple access (NOMA). This study introduces a paradigm-shift on NOMA towards the application-centric waveform coexistence. Throughout the paper, the coexistence of different waveforms is explained with two speci...
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Index modulation (IM) provides a novel way for the transmission of additional data bits via the indices of the available transmit entities compared with classical communication schemes. This study examines the flexible utilization of existing IM techniques in a comprehensive manner to satisfy the challenging and diverse requirements of 5G and beyon...
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Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) have the potential to play a vital role in future healthcare technologies by providing an alternative way of communication and control. More specifically, steady-state visual evoked potential (SSVEP) based BCIs have the advantage of higher accuracy and higher information transfer rate (ITR). In order to fully exploit...
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The reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) technology has attracted interest due to its promising coverage and spectral efficiency features. However, some challenges need to be addressed to realize this technology in practice. One of the main challenges is the configuration of reflecting coefficients without the need for beam training overhead or...
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In wireless communication systems, identifying the number of channel taps offers an enhanced estimation of the channel impulse response (CIR). In this work, efficient identification of the number of wireless channel taps has been achieved via deep neural networks (DNNs), where we modified an existing DNN and analyzed its convergence performance usi...
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Reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) has recently drawn significant attention in wireless communication technologies. However, identifying, modeling, and estimating the RIS channel in multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems are considered challenging in recent studies. In this letter, a general RIS-MIMO channel is modeled as a keyhole MIM...
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This study examines the flexible utilization of existing IM techniques in a comprehensive manner to satisfy the challenging and diverse requirements of 5G and beyond services. After spatial modulation (SM), which transmits information bits through antenna indices, application of IM to orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) subcarriers ha...
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This chapter aims to provide an in-depth understanding of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) as well as its performance in the presence of a multipath channel and various impairments. Also, major alternative waveforms, which provide better time-frequency localization compared to OFDM using various filtering/windowing approaches with...
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In this paper, novel algorithms for secret key generation from the wireless channel in multi-carrier systems are proposed for ensuring the confidentiality and authentication in wireless communication systems. The novelty of the proposed algorithms lies in the generation of random secret bits not just from the magnitudes of orthogonal frequency divi...
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Reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) has been widely discussed as new technology to improve wireless communication performance. Based on the unique design of RIS, its elements can reflect, refract, absorb, or focus the incoming waves toward any desired direction. These functionalities turned out to be a major solution to overcome millimeter-wav...
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Since it has a great bandwidth that supports gigabit communication, it is considered to use the millimeter‐wave (mmWave) band in the fifth generation (5G) wireless communication. Therefore, an efficient, reliable, and accurate channel model is of vital importance in mmWave bands for indoor environments, especially in the 31.8 to 33.4 GHz band alloc...
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Recent studies on multiplexing concept over beamspace multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) can reduce the need for using phase shifters while keeping the directivity performance at similar levels. Thus, beamspace MIMO provides cost-effective and simple hardware designs for millimeter-wave (mmWave) systems. However, the number of users/streams that...
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This letter considers a two-tier downlink interference problem as a case of study, where macrocell user equipment (UE) shares the same frequency band with femtocell UE and suffers from severe cross-tier interference. Power control is one of the spectrally-efficient techniques used to mitigate the interference. However, it harms femtocell users sinc...
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For Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) network, although there exist many studies that focus on improving the performance with relays, security issues are often neglected. Due to the broadcast nature of wireless channels, relay nodes in LTE-A network may act maliciously, affect communication, reduce quality, and cause delays. Recently, physical (...
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Radio environment mapping (REM) has long been considered an enabler of cognitive radios (CRs). However, the limitations of radios effectively confined the application of REM to spectrum sensing and interference mapping. With the advent of more capable software-defined radio and advanced networks, the idea of a truly cognitive communication system c...
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The characteristic feature of 5G is the diversity of its services for different user needs. However, the requirements for these services are competing in nature, which impresses the necessity of a coordinated and flexible network architecture. Although coordinated multipoint (CoMP) systems were primarily proposed to improve the cell edge performanc...
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Ensuring secure communication for internet of things (IoT) has drawn much attention because of the limitation in the use of conventional cryptographic techniques owing to the unique features of IoT devices such as low complexity, lightweight computing, and power constraints. Physical layer security (PLS) has the potential to provide security soluti...
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Millimeter-wave massive multiple-input-multiple-output (mmWave mMIMO) is reported as a key enabler in the fifth-generation communication and beyond. It is customary to use a lens antenna array to transform a mmWave mMIMO channel into a beamspace where the channel exhibits sparsity. Exploiting this sparsity enables the applicability of hybrid precod...
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In this study, a novel transmission scheme is proposed to serve radar-sensing and communication objectives at the same time and allocated bandwidth. The proposed transmitted frame non-orthogonally superimposes two different waveforms, which are frequency modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) for radar-sensing and orthogonal frequency division multiplexi...
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With the emergence of the internet of things (IoT) technology, wireless connectivity should be more ubiquitous than ever. In fact, the availability of wireless connection everywhere comes with security threats that, unfortunately, can not be handled by conventional cryptographic solutions alone, especially in heterogeneous and decentralized future...
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Cognitive radio is an intelligent and adaptive radio that improves the utilization of the spectrum by its opportunistic sharing. However, it is inherently vulnerable to primary user emulation and jamming attacks that degrade the spectrum utilization. In this paper, an algorithm for the detection of primary user emulation and jamming attacks in cogn...
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5G New Radio (NR) brought new flexibility that different numerologies can be selected to meet the requirements of a wide variety of services. For this new structure, it is possible to employ a blind numerology identification technique for different goals. Therefore, we propose a blind identification method for mixed numerologies. An autocorrelation...
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Most physical-layer authentication techniques use channel information to prevent spoofing attacks. In such techniques, one must estimate the channel information for each authentication procedure. However, when the number of pilots decreases, authentication accuracy also decreases due to low channel estimation quality. This paper proposes a novel si...
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5G enables a wide variety of wireless communications applications and use cases. There are different requirements associated with the applications, use cases, channel structure, network and user. To meet all of the requirements, several new configurable parameters are defined in 5G New Radio (NR). It is possible that 6G will have even higher number...
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The identification of spectrum opportunities is a pivotal requirement for efficient spectrum utilization in cognitive radio systems. Spectrum prediction offers a convenient means for revealing such opportunities based on the previously obtained occupancies. As spectrum occupancy states are correlated over time, spectrum prediction is often cast as...
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A novel transmission scheme is introduced for efficient data transmission by conveying additional information bits through jointly changing the index and number of active subcarriers within each orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) subblock. The proposed scheme is different from the conventional OFDM-subcarrier number modulation (OFDM-...
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This paper introduces a novel non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) concept named waveform-domain NOMA, which proposes the coexistence of different waveforms in the same resource element (RE). Regarding the demands of each user equipments (UEs), appropriate waveforms are assigned intelligently and decoded at the receiver side properly. Since the pe...
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In this paper, a hybrid power domain non-orthogonal multiple accessing (NOMA) scheme by the superposition of orthogonal frequency division multiple accessing (OFDM) and index modulated OFDM (OFDM-IM) technologies is presented and named IM-NOMA. It is shown via both computer-based simulations and mathematical analysis that IM-NOMA outperforms the cl...
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Practical multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) systems depend on a predefined set of precoders to provide spatial multiplexing gain. This limitation on the flexibility of the precoders affects the overall performance. Here, we propose a transmission scheme that can reduce the effect of mismatch between users’ channels and precoders. The scheme use...
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A novel method for providing physical layer security (PLS) depending on the randomness of wireless channel is proposed. Specifically, a channel-based joint random subcarrier selection and artificial signal design are introduced to protect the communication in the presence of a strong passive eavesdropper. Our analysis assumes a window-based subcarr...
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The next-generation communication technologies are evolving towards increased flexibility in various aspects. Although orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) remains as the waveform of the upcoming fifth-generation (5G) standard, the new radio provides flexibility in waveform parametrization (a.k.a. numerology) to address diverse require...
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In this letter, we propose two novel, yet efficient, user pairing schemes for non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) in 3D visible light communication (VLC). Our analysis is carried out assuming different heights for the users’ location as well as two dynamic power allocation strategies. Performance gains are attained when compared the proposed sche...
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The next-generation communication technologies are evolving towards increased flexibility in various aspects. Although orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) remains as the waveform of the upcoming fifth-generation (5G) standard, the new radio provides flexibility in waveform parametrization (a.k.a. numerology) to address diverse require...
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Spatially adaptive antenna array (SAA) is an electronically scanned antenna array with capability of changing its physical location. This new capability allows SAA to control the wireless channel environment to increase link capacity without employing an increased number of antenna elements. Compact and cost-effective implementation of SAA requires...
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With the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, wireless connectivity should be more ubiquitous than ever. In fact, the availability of wireless connection everywhere comes with security threats that, unfortunately, cannot be handled by conventional cryptographic solutions alone, especially in heterogeneous and decentralized future w...
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Data rate and energy efficiency performance of mmWave wireless communication systems consisting of a new lens antenna subarray (LAS) based hybrid multiple input multiple output (MIMO) architecture is investigated. The LAS architecture degenerates into traditional hybrid MIMO architecture (TA) or single lens antenna array architecture (SLA) when the...
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The existence of inter-numerology interference (INI) is a major drawback for the flexible multi-numerology frame structure proposed for the upcoming fifth generation New Radio (5G-NR). Insertion of a guard band (GB) between adjacent numerologies has been widely used in the literature as one of the effective ways to reduce the INI. However, the conv...
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Cognitive radio networks (CRNs) are considered a promising solution for spectrum resources scarcity and efficient channel utilization. In this letter, multi-dimensional analytical Markov model based on reservation channel access scheme and channel aggregation method is proposed to enhance spectrum utilization, capacity of low priority secondary use...
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Cognitive radio networks (CRNs) are considered a promising solution for spectrum resources scarcity and efficient channel utilization. In this letter, multi-dimensional analytical Markov model based on reservation channel access scheme and channel aggregation method is proposed to enhance spectrum utilization, capacity of low priority secondary use...
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Fifth generation of wireless communication envisages a diverse network that imposes stringent requirements regarding capacity, reliability, security, latency and seamless connectivity. These lofty goals have driven researchers to look for technologies capable of supporting conventional methods. Application of quantum mechanics to the domain of comm...
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Contemporary receiver windowed-orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (RW-OFDM) algorithms have limited adjacent channel interference (ACI) rejection capability under high delay spread and small fast Fourier transformation (FFT) sizes. Cyclic prefix (CP) is designed to be longer than the maximum excess delay (MED) of the channel to accommodate...
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A novel transmission scheme is introduced for efficient data transmission by conveying additional information bits through jointly changing the index and number of active subcarriers within each orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) subblock. The proposed scheme is different from the conventional OFDM-subcarrier number modulation (OFDM-...
Preprint
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Contemporary receiver windowed-orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (RW-OFDM) algorithms have limited adjacent channel interference (ACI) rejection capability under high delay spread and small fast Fourier transformation (FFT) sizes. Cyclic prefix (CP) is designed to be longer than the maximum excess delay (MED) of the channel to accommodate...
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The ever-changing telecommunication industry is in severe need of a highly-skilled workforce to shape and deploy future generation communication systems. This article presents an innovative telecommunication training that is designed to satisfy this need. The training focuses on hardware layers of the open systems interconnection model. It integrat...
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Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) and their associated technologies have the potential to shape future forms of communication, control, and security. Specifically, the steady-state visual evoked potential (SSVEP) based BCIs have the advantages of better recognition accuracy, and higher information transfer rate (ITR) compared to other BCI modalities...
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Fifth generation (5G) radio access technology (RAT) is designed to flexibly serve multiple services with extremely diverse requirements. One of the steps taken toward fulfilling this vision of 5G-RAT is the introduction of multi-numerology concept, where multiple frame structures with different subcarrier spacings coexist in one frequency band. Tho...
Patent
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A system and method for reducing the OFDM out-of-band emissions (OOBE) by utilizing a transmitter windowing operation that smooths the inherent rectangular pulse shape of the OFDM signals. The technique retains the main design of the OFDM receivers and provides backward compatibility for the existing OFDM-based systems. The guard band and the windo...
Conference Paper
Next generation of wireless communication systems is expected to support a wide set of applications and use cases. Among these, applications with ultra-reliable and low-latency communications (URLLC) are at utmost importance due to stringent requirements. In this work, single carrier (SC) transmission is considered as a promising solution to meet d...
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Fifth generation (5G) radio access technology (RAT) is expected to flexibly serve multiple services with extremely diverse requirements. One of the steps taken toward fulfilling this vision of the 5G-RAT is an introduction of the multi-numerology concept, where multiple frame structures with different subcarrier spacings coexist in one frequency ba...
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Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) with advanced sensing and computing technologies are expected to support a whole new set of services including pedestrian and vehicular safety, internet access for vehicles, and eventually, driverless cars. Wireless communication is a major driving factor behind ITS, enabling reliable communication between v...
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Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) has been recognized as one of the most significant enabling technologies for future wireless systems due to its eminent spectral efficiency, ability to provide an additional degree of freedom for Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communications (URLLC) and grant free random access. Meanwhile, Physical Layer Security (...
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This paper proposes non-orthogonal sharing of available resources between latency-critical and latency-tolerant communication for fulfilling tight requirements of ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLLC) as well as avoiding inefficient spectrum utilization of grant-based (GB) access for sporadic URLLC traffic. In the proposed system, grant-...
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In this paper, a physically secure multi-directions directional modulation scheme is proposed. The scheme provides an adaptive beam-width assignment, where each user is granted a different beam width based on its channel condition. The scheme can be efficiently implemented using a DFT-based algorithm that divides the spatial dimension into orthogon...
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Sub-Nyquist sampling for spectrum sensing has the advantages of reducing the sampling and computational complexity burdens. However, determining the sparsity of the underlying spectrum is still a challenging issue for this approach. Along this line, this paper proposes an algorithm for narrowband spectrum sensing based on tracking the convergence p...
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5th generation (5G) of wireless networking is coming with diverse use cases, such as enhanced-Mobile BroadBand (eMBB), Ultra Reliable and Low Latency Communications (URLLC), and massive Machine Type Communications (mMTC). As a result, 5G wireless networks require flexible physical layer solutions through new radio access technologies (RATs). At thi...
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Cognitive radio and dynamic spectrum access systems are effective ways of using radio spectrum which is a scarce source. Cognitive radio applications changed the paradigm for the wireless communications systems in the past decades. Besides that, different communications systems and wireless communications channels require different waveform designs...
Conference Paper
One of the defining characteristics of 5G is the flexibility it offers for supporting different services and communication scenarios. For this purpose, the usage of multiple numerologies has been proposed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). The flexibility provided by multi-numerology system comes at the cost of additional interferenc...
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This paper provides a comparative study on the performance of different modulation options for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) in terms of their spectral efficiency, reliability, peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR), power efficiency, out-of-band emission, and computational complexity. The modulation candidates are classified into t...
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The forthcoming communication systems are advancing towards improved flexibility in various aspects. Improved flexibility is crucial to cater diverse service requirements. This letter proposes a novel waveform design scheme that exploits axis warping to enable peaceful coexistence of different pulse shapes. A warping transform manipulates the latti...
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Physical layer security (PLS) has emerged as a new concept and powerful alternative that can complement and may even replace encryption-based approaches, which entail many hurdles and practical problems for future wireless systems. The basic idea of PLS is to exploit the characteristics of the wireless channel and its impairments including noise, f...