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============== COCORA 2011 | Call for Papers ===============


COCORA 2011: The First International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio April 17-22, 2011 - Budapest, Hungary

General page:
Call for Papers:

Submission deadline: December 10, 2010

Technical Co-Sponsors:
- Microsoft
- Cassidian
- Blekinge Institute of Technology
- Simula Research Laboratory
- Supelec
- Aviat Networks
Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

COCORA 2011 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

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

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

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

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

COCORA Advisory Chairs
Amor Nafkha, SUPELEC, France
Tomohiko Taniguchi, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Japan Homayoun Nikookar, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Hang Chen, Johnson C. Smith University - Charlotte, USA Adrian Popescu, Blekinge Institute of Technology - Karlskrona, Sweden

COCORA Industry/Research Chairs
Amer Hassan, Microsoft Corporation, USA
Qin Xin, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway Arnd-Ragnar Rhiemeier, Cassidian Electronics - Ulm, Germany Ivana Maric, Aviat Networks - Santa Clara, USA

COCORA Publicity Chair
Miguel Garcia Pineda, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

Committee members: