Cognitive Radio Spectrum Allocation Strategy Based on Improved Genetic Algorithm


With the rapid development of wireless communication industry, shortage situation of spectrum resource is increasingly significant. It has become an important topic to study cognitive radio spectrum allocation algorithm that is of higher spectrum utilization ratio, less system power consumption and better algorithm efficiency. Analyzes spectrum allocation models based on genetic algorithm, and then puts forward new improved genetic algorithm. The algorithm adopts niche crowding operation to avoid individual inbreeding. It adaptively adjusts crossover and mutation probability to keep them always in the appropriate state. It provides more equal individual competition opportunity by hierarchical measures, which can effectively avert premature convergence to local optimal solution. It obviously improves the district's total transfer rate on the premise that it has met the requirements of minimum user transfer rate and limitations of maximum total power and maximum bit error rate. Simulation results prove the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm.

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Hou, B. , Zu, Y. , Li, W. , Liu, G. and Ding, J. (2013) Cognitive Radio Spectrum Allocation Strategy Based on Improved Genetic Algorithm. Communications and Network, 5, 22-26. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2005.

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