Power Allocation for Two-Way OFDM-Based Spectrum Sharing Cognitive Radio Networks

Ding XU  Qun LI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E98-A   No.3   pp.918-922
Publication Date: 2015/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E98.A.918
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Communication Theory and Signals
Keyword: 
cognitive radio,  power allocation,  channel distribution information,  OFDM,  

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Summary: 
This paper studies the problem of power allocation for a two-way orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) based cognitive radio (CR) network to maximize the ergodic capacities of the secondary users (SUs). Under the assumption that the SUs know the channel state information (CSI) of the interference links between the SUs and the primary user (PU) perfectly, the optimal power allocation algorithm under the interference and transmit power constraints is derived. In addition, we further assume that the SUs only know the channel distribution information (CDI) of the interference links and propose a heuristic algorithm under the interference outage and transmit power constraints based on Gaussian approximation. It is shown that the ergodic capacity with CDI is not degraded compared to that with perfect CSI under tight transmit power constraint. Moreover, it is shown that the interference outage constraint is satisfied even for very small number of subcarriers if an interference power margin is adopted for Gaussian approximation.