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Intelligent Spectrum Sensing based Cognitive Radio Architecture for Cyberspace Operations

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-15-P-1156
Agency Tracking Number: N151-064-1068
Amount: $79,931.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N151-064
Solicitation Number: 2015.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2015
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-07-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-05-06
Small Business Information
10814 Waterbury Ridge Ln
Dayton, OH 45458-6057
United States
DUNS: 962593534
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 James Stephens
 (937) 626-2321
 james.stephens@kalos-technologies.com
Business Contact
 Bin Wang
Title: Technical Point of Contact
Phone: (937) 626-2321
Email: bin.wang@kalos-technologies.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

The objective of this project is to design and demonstrate the feasibility ofan innovative intelligent spectrum sensing based cognitive radio architecture forcyberspace operations. Specifically, the novel cognitive radio architecturecombines intelligent spectrum sensing and dynamic waveform adaptation togetherto enhance the performance of military communication systems. The intelligentspectrum sensing not only detects the existence of active RF transmissions inthe band of interest, but also estimates its important RF parameters such as carrierfrequency and symbol rate. A cyclostationary based blind estimator isused to detect the information of the primary users in the cognitive network,which helps the adaptive waveform design. Advanced game theoretic approacheswill be utilized to model and solve this joint competitive game in hierarchicalspectrum sharing games including primary users, secondary users, persistentjammers and asymmetric information structures. In addition to the theoreticalanalysis and Matlab based simulation model, we will also deliver a preliminaryRF demonstration of the proposed intelligent spectrum sensing, waveformadaption, and resource management technologies via software defined radios.

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