Communication Waveform Design Using an Adaptive Spectrally Modulated, Spectrally Encoded (SMSE) Framework

US Air Force Inst. of Technol., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (Impact Factor: 2.37). 07/2007; 1(1):203 - 213. DOI: 10.1109/JSTSP.2007.897061
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Fourth-generation (4G) communication systems will likely support multiple capabilities while providing universal, high-speed access. One potential enabler for these capabilities is software-defined radio (SDR). When controlled by cognitive radio (CR) principles, the required waveform diversity is achieved through a synergistic union called CR-based SDR. This paper introduces a general framework for analyzing, characterizing, and implementing spectrally modulated, spectrally encoded (SMSE) signals within CR-based SDR architectures. Given orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is one 4G candidate signal, OFDM-based signals are collectively classified as SMSE since data modulation and encoding are applied in the spectral domain. The proposed framework provides analytic commonality and unification of multiple SMSE signals. Framework applicability and flexibility is demonstrated for candidate 4G signals by: 1) showing that resultant analytic expressions are consistent with published results and 2) presenting representative modeling and simulation results to reinforce practical utility

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    • "In [29], Weishen et al. propose a method for defining the handoff cost as a function of the available bandwidth and monetary cost. In[16], actual RSS and bandwidth were chosen as two important parameters for the Waveform design. Hossain et al. [15] propose a game theoretic frame work for radio resource management perform VHO in heterogeneous wireless networks. "
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    • "These parameters are actually 1 × N f complex vectors were N f is the number of components used in the IFFT process. Applicability of the SMSE framework has been demonstrated for several existing OFDM-based communication techniques using specific parameter realizations [5], [6], [7], [8]. However, the practical utility of the SMSE framework is believed to extend well-beyond its capability to readily implement existing waveforms with given parameter realizations. "
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    ABSTRACT: An experimental design approach is used to determine which factors (design parameters) of spectrally modulated, spectrally encoded (SMSE) waveforms have the greatest impact on coexistence with other communication waveforms. The SMSE framework supports cognition-based, software defined radio (SDR) applications and is well-suited for coexistence analysis. For initial proof-of-concept, a two factor (parameter), three-level (value) experimental design technique is applied to a coexistent scenario to characterize SMSE waveform impact on direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) receiver performance. The experimental design methodology reliably captures factor-level sensitivities and identifies those factors having greatest impact on system coexistence behavior (bit error variation). Given these initial results and its effectiveness in other engineering fields, it is believed that experimental design may pave the way for developing more rigorous waveform design methods and allow more robust coexistence analysis of conventional, DSSS and SMSE waveforms.
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