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—In this paper the problem of detecting the presence of similar OFDM signals, i.e. WLAN and WiMAX signals, in an Open Spectrum scenario is faced. The identification of the channel occupancy and the signal classification are performed by using a fast detector based on a single spectral correlation function estimator and a multi-class support vector machine(More)
In the present contribution the problem of signal interception in a virtual MIMO scenario is considered. A possible distributed signal interception algorithm which is able to detect and discriminate between two similar OFDM signals is analyzed. Distributed and stand-alone algorithms are compared through simulations in a multipath environment and the(More)
In this paper, the achievable rates of the so called " multiple-input multiple-output interference channel " , exploited by a couple of single antenna primary terminals and two antenna cognitive radios under specific interference constraints, are analyzed. In particular, by assuming perfect channel state information at the cognitive terminals, a closed form(More)
—In this paper, a planar monopole antenna for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) communications with a notched behavior in the two sub-bands UNII1 and UNII2 of the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) band is presented. The antenna geometry is described by means of a spline curve and a rectangular slot. Numerical and experimental results are reported to assess the(More)