Wireless Spectrum Auctions in Market

Authors(3) :-Akshaya.R, Divya.M, Keerthana.K

Wireless spectrum is a scare resource, but in practice much of it is underused by current owners. To enable better use of this spectrum, we propose an auction approach that leverages dynamic spectrum access techniques to allocate spectrum in a secondary market. These are markets where spectrum owners can either sell or lease spectrum to other parties. Thus, unlike unlicensed spectrum (e.g., Wi-Fi), which can be shared by any device, and exclusive-use licensed spectrum, where sharing is precluded, we enable efficient allocation by supporting sharing alongside quality-of-service protections. We present SATYA (Sanskrit for “truth”), a strategyproof and scalable spectrum auction algorithm whose primary contribution is in the allocation of a right to contend for spectrum to both sharers and exclusive-use bidders.Using realistic Longley-Ricebased propagation modeling and data from the FCC’s CDBS database, we conduct extensive simulations that demonstrate SATYA’s ability to handle heterogeneous agent types involving different transmit powers and spectrum needs.

Authors and Affiliations

Department of Information Technology Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, Kancheepuram Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Department of Information Technology Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, Kancheepuram Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Department of Information Technology Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, Kancheepuram Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | January-Febuary 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 344-350
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151182
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Akshaya.R, Divya.M, Keerthana.K, " Wireless Spectrum Auctions in Market, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.344-350, January-Febuary-2015.
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