A comprehensive text on both current and emerging areas of cognitive vehicular networks, this book focuses on a new class of mobile ad hoc networks. It uses a pedagogical approach utilizing cognitive aspects applied to vehicular environments and comprises contributions from well-known and high profile researchers in their respective specialties. The book provides significant technical and practical insights on different perspectives, starting from a basic background on cognitive radio, interrelated technologies, application to vehicular networks, technical challenges, and future trends.
Cognitive Radio. Introduction to Cognitive Radio Technologies. Spectrum Sensing Models in Ad Hoc Networks. Security Aspects in Cognitive Radio Networks. Cooperative Spectrum Sensing. Cognitive Radio for Vehicular Networks. Introduction to Cognitive Vehicular Networks (CVN). Spectrum Allocation Techniques in CVN. Cognitive Routing in CVN. Data Dissemination in CVN. Peer-to-Peer Architectures for CVN. Applications for CVN. Social-Based Applications for CVN. Infotainment in CVN. Crowd Sourcing Applications for CVN.