A Novel Cognitive Radio enabled IoT System for Smart Irrigation


  • Ammar Ahmed Khan K Electric Company, Karachi
  • Aamir Zeb Shaikh Department of Telecommunications Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
  • Shabbar Naqvi Department of Computer Systems Engineering, Baluchistan University of Engineering& Technology, Khuzdar
  • Talat Altaf Department of Electrical Engineering, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi




Smart irrigation, IoT, Cognitive radio


A novel architecture is proposed and analyzed that incorporates cognitive radio concept into Internet of Things (IoT) for smart irrigation system. The proposed system will optimize the use of natural resource i.e. water. Typically, the flow of water for irrigation of crop fields is not uniform due to many reasons including non-uniform terrain, availability of resources at different sites and etc.This un-even flow produces lesser product from the farms. The proposed system uses two data types to model the different conditions of crop filed. Based on these assumptions, the proposed system is analyzed. The simulation results for the proposed scenario are also presented.


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How to Cite

Khan, A. A., Shaikh, A. Z., Naqvi, S., & Altaf, T. (2017). A Novel Cognitive Radio enabled IoT System for Smart Irrigation. Journal of Informatics and Mathematical Sciences, 9(1), 129–136. https://doi.org/10.26713/jims.v9i1.458



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