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Abbreviations

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3G

3rd Generation

3GPP

3rd Generation Partnership Project

4G

4th Generation

A

 

AI

Artificial Intelligence

AIP

Administrative Incentive Pricing

ANDSF

Access Network Discovery and Selection Function

AP

Access Point

ARIB

Association of Radio Industries and Businesses

ASN.1

abstract syntax notation language one

ATSC

Advanced Television Systems Committee

B

 

B/W

Bandwidth

BBC

British Broadcasting Corporation

BEE2

Berkeley emulation engine

BER

bit error rate

BP

beaconing period

BS

Base Station

BTS

Base Terminal Station

C

 

CAC

Connection Admission Control

CAPEX

Capital Expenditure

CBP

Coexistence Beacon Protocol

CBS

Cognitive Base Station

CBSMC

CBS Measurement Collector

CBSRC

CBS Reconfiguration Controller

CBSRM

Cognitive Base Station Reconfiguration Manager

CCM

Configuration Control Module

CCR

Cognitive Control Radio

CDMA

code division multiple access

CEPT

Conférence Européenne des Administrations des Postes et des Télécommunications (European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations)

CM

Cognitive Manager

CN

Core Network

CNR

Carrier-to-Noise power Ratio

CogNeA

Cognitive Networking Alliance

CPC

Cognitive Pilot Channel

CPE

Customer Premises Equipment

CR

Cognitive Radio

CRP

channel reservation protocol

CSI

Channel State Information

CSMA/CA

carrier sense multiple access / collision avoidance

CSW

contention signalling window

D

 

DFS

Dynamic Frequency Selection

DM

device management

DSA

Dynamic Spectrum Allocation

DSAP

dynamic spectrum access protocol

DSM

Dynamic Spectrum Management

DSONPM

Dynamic, Self-Organising Planning and Management

DSSS

Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum

DTP

data transfer period

DTV

Digital TeleVision

DUR

Desired to Undesired Signal Power Ratio

DVB-T

Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial

E

 

End-To-End Efficiency

EAP

Extensible Authentication Protocol

ECC

Electronic Communications Committee

ECMA

European Computer Manufactures Association

EGP

Exact Potential Game

EIRP

Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power

eNode B

evolved Node B

EPF

Exact Potential Function

ERMES

European Radio Message System

ETRI

Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute

ETSI

European Telecommunications Standards Institute

ETSI TR

ETSI Technical Report

EU FP7

European Union Seventh Framework Programme

F

 

FA

Functional Architecture

FCC

Federal Communications Commission

FCFS

First-Come, First-Serve

FDMA

Frequency Division Multiple Access

FF

Feed-Forward

FHSS

Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum

FM

Frequency Modulation (used for local radio broadcasting, generally in the 87.5-108 MHz portion of VHF)

FMIPv6

fast handover for Mobile IPv6

FPGA

field programmable gate array

FSA

Fixed Spectrum Allocation

FSM

flexible spectrum management

G

 

GA

Genetic Algorithm

GOPG

Generalized Ordinal Potential Game

GPS

Global Positioning System

GSM

Global System for Mobile Communications

GW

GateWay

H

 

HDTV

High Definition TV

HSPA

High Speed Packet Access

I

 

IE

information element

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

IP

Internet Protocol

IPv4

IP version 4

IPv6

IP version 6

ISDB-T

Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting - Terrestrial

ISM

Industrial, Scientific and Medical Band

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

ITU

International Telecommunication Union

ITU-R

ITU Radiocommunication Sector

J

 

JRRM

Joint Radio Resources Management

K

 

KNOWS

Networking Over White Spaces

L

 

LBT

Listen-Before-Talk

LTE

Long Term Evolution

Lx

layer x (with x replaced by 2, 3, etc., x-th layer of ISO-OSI reference protocol stack, the link layer)

M

 

M2M

Machine-to-Machine [communication/application]

MAC

Media Access Control

MG

Minority Game

MG-MAC

Minority Game - MAC (a MAC scheme applying resource allocation algorithms based on minority games)

MICS

Media Independent Command Service

MIES

Media Independent Event Service

MIFTP

Maximum Interference-Free Transmit Power

MIH

Media Independent Handover

MIHF

MIH function

MIIS

Media Independent Information Service

MIMO

Multiple Input Multiple Output

MIP

Mobile IP

MIPSHOP

mobility for IP: performance, signaling and handoff optimization

MME

Mobility Management Entity

MN

mobile node

MoD

Ministry of Defense

MT

Mobile Terminal

m-TV

mobile TV

N

 

NN

Neural Networks

NRM

Network Reconfiguration Manager

NTSC

National Television Systems Committee

O

 

Ofcom

Office of Communications

OFDM

Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing

OFDMA

Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Access

OMA

Open Mobile Alliance

OPEX

Operational Expenditure

OPG

Ordinal Potential Game

OSA

Opportunistic Spectrum Access

OSI

open systems interconnection

OSM

Operator Spectrum Manager

P

 

PCA

priority contention access

PHY

Physical Layer

PLME

physical layer management entity

PMSE

Programme Making and Special Events

PoS

point of service

Q

 

QAM

Quadrature Amplitude Modulation

QoS

Quality of Service

QoSMOS

Quality Of Service and MObility driven cognitive radio Systems

QP

quiet period

R

 

RA

Resource Allocation

RAM

resource allocation matrix

RAN

Radio Access Network

RAT

Radio Access Technology

RBF

Radial Basis Function

RF

Radio Frequency

RFC

Request For Comments

RM

Resource Management

RMC

RAN Measurement Collector

RRC

RAN Reconfiguration Controller

RRS

Reconfigurable Radio Systems

RSW

reservation-based signalling window

S

 

SA

Spectrum Automaton

SAB

Spectrum Access Blocking

SAE

system architecture evolution

SAP

service access point

SC

Single Carrier

SCC

Standards Coordinating Committee

SC-FDMA

Single Carrier - Frequency Division Multiple Access

SCH

superframe control header

SCTP

stream control transmission protocol

SDR

Software Defined Radio

SF

super-frame

SGSN

Serving GPRS Support Node

SIFT

signal interpretation before Fourier transform

SINR

Signal to Interference-plus-Noise Ratio

SIP

Session Initiation Protocol

SM

Spectrum Manager

SME

station management entity

SOTA

state of the art

SP

Service Provider

SSF

Spectrum Sensing Function

SSID

Service Set Identifier

SUR

Spectrum Usage Rights

T

 

T&D

Test and Development

TC

technical committee

TCP

transmission control protocol

TFTS

Terrestrial Flight Telephone System

TG

task group

TLV

type length value

TMC

Terminal Measurement Collector

TPC

Transmit Power Control

TRC

Terminal Reconfiguration Controller

TRM

Terminal Reconfiguration Manager

TSG

technical specification group

TV

TeleVision

TVBD

TV band devices

TVWS

television [band] white space

Tx

Transmitter

U

 

UHF

Ultra High Frequency

UMA

Unlicensed Mobile Access

UMTS

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

UNII

Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure

URS

useful released surface

US

Unites States (of America)

UT

User Terminal

UWB

Ultra Wide Band

V

 

VCC

Voice Call Continuity

VHF

Very High Frequency (30-300 MHz)

VoD

Video on Demand

VPN

Virtual Private Network

W

 

WCDMA

wideband CDMA

WG

working group

WiFi

wireless fidelity

WiMAX

Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

WLAN

Wireless Local Area Network

WP

Work Package

WPAN

Wireless Personal Area Network

WPG

Weighted Potential Game

WRAN

Wireless Regional Area Network

WS

White Space

WSM

White Space Manager

WSN

Wireless Sensor Network

X

 

XML

extensible mark-up language

Y

 

Z