Near-optimal Downlink precoding of a MISO system for a secondary network under the SINR constraints of a primary network

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Abstract

In this paper, we study a multiple-input single-output cognitive radio (CR) system where only the primary base station (BS) has multiple antennas. We consider a rate maximization problem of the secondary network under signal-to-interference-plus-noise-ratio constraints on the primary network in order to guarantee the quality-of-service for the latter network. While the interference due to the secondary transmission in the conventional underlay CR approach may severely degrade the performance of the primary network, we propose a primary BS-aided approach in which the primary BS helps relay the secondary users' signals instead of allowing them to communicate with each other via a direct path between them. In addition, an algorithm to find a near-optimal beamforming solution at the primary BS is proposed. Finally, based on some selected numerical results, we show that the proposed scheme outperforms the conventional underlay CR configuration over a wide transmit power range. © 2013 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages2496-2500
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781467359399
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2013

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