Jonathan Verlant-Chenet

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— Cognitive radios are devices capable of sensing a large range of frequencies in order to detect the presence of primary networks and reuse their bands when they are not occupied. Due to the large spectrum to be sensed and the high power signal dynamics, low-cost implementations of the analog front-ends leads to imperfections. Two of them are studied in(More)
Recent years have shown a growing interest in the concept of Cognitive Radios (CRs), able to access portions of the electromagnetic spectrum in an opportunistic operating way. Such systems require efficient detectors able to work in low Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) environments, with little or no information about the signals they are trying to detect.(More)
— Cognitive radios impose challenges on the design of efficient signal detectors, including wide bandwidth sensing and large dynamic range support. The recently considered compressed sensing theory helps in relaxing the constraints on the design of the analog front-end. The maximum likelihood method introduced here is computationally simple since it does(More)
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