Radio Games

As wireless networks become ubiquitous they compete for limited bandwidth, creating interference and weak connections. Game theory helps a new generation of ‘cognitive radios’ communicate and cooperate.

Client IEEE Spectrum
Art Director Brandon Palacio
Cognitive Radios

Fig 1. Cognitive radios transfer bandwidth from weak connections to strong connections.

Cognitive Radios

Fig 2. Cognitive radios take turns using available bandwidth.

Cognitive Radios

Fig 3. Cognitive radios compete for available bandwidth.