IET Communications Journal
Srecial Issue on "Cognitive Communications"



Topics of interest within the area of cognitive communications include, but are not limited to:
  • applications of distributed artificial intelligence
  • cognitive routing metrics
  • smart environments incorporating frequency selective surfaces (FSS)
  • cognitive acoustics
  • cognitive wireless sensor networks/systems
  • reduced complexity cognitive radio
  • link maintenance and robust cognitive radio
  • dynamic spectrum access management
  • cognitive physical layers
  • cognitive femtocells
  • standardisation and regulatory aspects
  • spectrum charging/auctions in cognitive networks
  • self-organising backhaul networks
  • cross-layer design issues
  • cognitive mesh, ad hoc and body networks
  • fast and wideband spectrum sensing
  • software defined and reconfigurable radio
  • sensing and measurement for cognitive radio
  • Cognitive Medium Access Control/Etiquette protocols
  • security in cognitive radio & networks
  • green cognitive radio
  • testbed and trials
Special Issue Guest Editors:
Publication Schedule:
Deadline for submission of papers: 01 July 2010
Authors to receive a 1st decision by: 30 September 2010
Final notification of acceptance: 31 January 2011
On-line and print publication:
Q1/Q2 2011