ABSTRACT This paper firstly gives a detail analysis on the security problems faced in cognitive radio network, and introduces the basic issues about cognitive radio network. Then, according to the differences between cognitive radio network and existing wireless network, it analyses and discusses the dynamic spectrum access security and artificial intelligence. Finally, it draws a conclusion to security problems of cross layer design.
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