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Hybrid Spectrum Sensing Algorithm for Cognitive Radio Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 45 - Number 17
Year of Publication: 2012
Syed Fahad Shirazi
Syed Hamad Shirazi
Syed Muslim Shah
Muhammad Khalil Shahid,

Syed Fahad Shirazi, Syed Hamad Shirazi, Syed Muslim Shah and Muhammad Khalil Shahid. Article: Hybrid Spectrum Sensing Algorithm for Cognitive Radio Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 45(17):25-30, May 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Syed Fahad Shirazi and Syed Hamad Shirazi and Syed Muslim Shah and Muhammad Khalil Shahid,},
	title = {Article: Hybrid Spectrum Sensing Algorithm for Cognitive Radio Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {45},
	number = {17},
	pages = {25-30},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


Spectrum sensing plays a very provocative role in cognitive radio network. In order to utilize spectrum more efficiently and to exploit the primary user, spectrum sensing is accomplished. We proposed a new hybrid algorithm for detection of primary user in cognitive radio network. The theoretical analysis and simulation is also presented in this paper. This research work includes an analogy with Energy Based Detection and Cyclostationary Feature Detection. Our proposed algorithm is a flexible algorithm, the Cyclostationary feature algorithm act as feature extractor when primary user is present and function as detector when primary user is absent. The results show that it is optimum spectrum sensing algorithm under different SNR values. It has removed the shortcomings faced by both sensing algorithms i. e. Energy Based Detection and Cyclostationary Feature Detection.


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